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NoŽl Coward
[1899-1973]

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movies of NoŽl Coward

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stageplays, other media

works about NoŽl Coward

friends & family

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         studio portrait of NoŽl Coward [1899-1973] seated & wearing a tuxedo

NoŽl Coward was generally known as a playwright and composer, but he also acted in, wrote,
produced, and-or directed many feature films, from 1918 to 1969.

"It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit."

"Time has convinced me of one thing: Television is for appearing on Ė not for looking at."

"Why must the show go on?"

"Work is much more fun than fun."

— NoŽl Coward [1899-1973]


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NoŽl Coward entry at Wikipedia
http://www.noelcoward.com/ NoŽl Coward Official Website
NoŽl Coward credits [100+ titles, 1918-2009] at Internet Movie Database
NoŽl Coward credits [since 1924] at the Internet Broadway Database
NoŽl Coward credits at Broadway World / London West End website
NoŽl Coward credits [1968-2004] at the Internet Off-Broadway Database


NoŽl Coward won an Honorary Academy Award for his naval film drama "In Which We Serve" [1942]    NoŽl Coward won an Honorary Oscar® in 1942
He also received
a shared Argentinean Silver Condor Award for Best Foreign Film in 1944
knighthood in 1969
and a Special Tony Awardģ in 1970 'for his multiple and immortal contributions to the theatre'


Movies of NoŽl Coward
NoŽl Coward credits [100+ titles, 1918-2009] at Internet Movie Database

                  

"Hearts of The World" [1918] uncredited

"Across The Continent" [1922] uncredited

"Easy Virtue" [1928]

"Private Lives" [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1931]

"Bitter Sweet" [1933]

"Design For Living" [Paramount 1933]

"Cavalcade" [Twentieth Century-Fox 1933]

"Tonight Is Ours" [Paramount 1933]
based on the play "The Queen Was in the Parlour"

"The Scoundrel" [1935]

"Bitter Sweet" [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1940]

"We Were Dancing" [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1942] based on "Tonight at 8:30"

NoŽl Coward won an Honorary Academy Award for his naval film drama "In Which We Serve" [1942]    Coward won an Honorary Academy Award in 1943 for his naval drama "In Which We Serve"

"This Happy Breed" [Universal 1944]

"Blithe Spirit" [1945] as screenwriter)

"Brief Encounter" [1945] based on "Still Life"

"The Astonished Heart" [Universal 1950]

"Tonight At Eight-Thirty" [1953]
based on "Ways and Means, Red Peppers, and Fumed Oak"

"Around The World In Eighty Days" [1956]

"Our Man In Havana" [1959]

"Surprise Package" [1960]

"Paris  When  It  Sizzles"  [Paramount April 1964]
Paris / Sizzles  Hired to write a movie, Holden instead lives it up in Paris; with just two days to deliver the script, he hires Hepburn as secretary to help. Directed by Richard Quine; script by George Axelrod; starring William Holden, Audrey Hepburn & Noel Coward
Paramount VHS [4/2001] for $14.95
Paramount widescreen DVD [4/2001] for $17.99
full credits from IMDb
Partly-based on Julien Duvivier's "La FÍte ŗ Henriette" [France 1952]
video not available; full credits from IMDb

"Present Laughter" [1964 TV]

"The Vortex" [1964 TV]

"Bunny Lake Is Missing" [1965]

"Androcles and The Lion" [1967 TV]

"Pretty Polly" aka "A Matter of Innocence" [Universal 1967]
based on his short story "Pretty Polly Barlow"

"Boom!" [1968]
starring Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton

"Relative Values" [2000]

"Privatni Zivoti" [Yugoslavia 2003] /tt0865933/

"Easy Virtue" remake [2008] /tt0808244/


Music & Other Recordings

100 Years of Cinema audio CD box set  "100 Years of Cinema" Audio CD Box Set [1997]
Retro Music audio CD set [10/97] 40 tracks on 2 disks for $16.00
includes recordings excerpted from movies, sung by: Louis Armstrong ("Hello Dolly!"), Fred Astaire, Marlon Brando, James Cagney, Maurice Chevalier ("Thank Heaven For Little Girls"), Noel Coward ("Let's Do It"), Joan Crawford, Bing Crosby, Bette Davis, Doris Day, Gloria De Haven, Dolores Del Rio, Marlene Dietrich, Clark Gable, Judy Garland, Cary Grant, Jean Harlow ("Reckless"), Rita Hayworth, Bob Hope, Gene Kelly, Dorothy Lamour, Sophia Loren, Harpo Marx, Ann Miller, Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Jack Nichol-son, Tyrone Power, Jimmy Stewart, Gloria Swanson, Rudolph Valentino ("Kashmiri Love Song") & Mae West – plus a 20-page booklet with rare photographs


Stageplays, Other Media
NoŽl Coward credits [since 1924] at the Internet Broadway Database
NoŽl Coward credits at Broadway World / London West End website
NoŽl Coward credits [1968-2004] at the Internet Off-Broadway Database

NoŽl Coward In New Yorlk / NoŽl Coward Festival May 2012


Works About NoŽl Coward

"Mad Dogs and Englishmen" [BiteSize 2013?]  
Announced 5/2012: Willy Holtzman has written the script for a drama starring Colin Firth as NoŽl Coward during
his two weeks at The Desert Inn in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1955; BiteSize is a joint venture of Mevio chair/CEO
Ron Bloom and producers Gene Kirkwood & Ross Elliot ē not yet listed on IMDb


Friends & Family


L i n k s

all videos/DVDs
Frank Capra posters category at AllPosters.com
NoŽl Coward credits [100+ titles, 1918-2009] at Internet Movie Database

NoŽl Coward entry at Wikipedia
http://www.noelcoward.com/ NoŽl Coward Official Website
http://www.noelcoward.org/
http://www.noelcoward.net/
http://www.noelcowardmusic.com/
http://www.firefly-jamaica.com/
http://www.noelcowardinnewyork.com/noel_coward.html



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