Tag Archives: Vogue

Cecil Beaton Documentary Available Online

The full length documentary film of Cecil Beaton’s career that was released last December is now available online. See previous post. This is entitled Love, Cecil. The film was briefly reviewed at the time of its release in the Daily … Continue reading

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Brideshead Actress Dies in France

Actress St├ęphane Audran who played Cara in the 1981 Granada TV production of Brideshead Revisited has died in France at the age of 85. She was married at one time to new wave film director Claude Chabrol and at another, … Continue reading

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Waugh as Biographer, Up to a Point

In this week’s Spectator, the lead book review (“Biography is a thoroughly reprehensible genre”) is by Roger Lewis. In this, he describes a book by James Atlas entitled The Shadow in the Garden: A Biographer’s Tale. Atlas is a literary … Continue reading

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New Year Greetings via Evelyn Waugh in GQ

GQ magazine includes a quote from Evelyn Waugh in its New Year’s greeting article by Scott Meslow (“Champagne is an Anytime Drink”): Here is the best time to drink Champagne: whenever. Throwing a dinner party? Keep a nice bottle of … Continue reading

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Waugh Portrait Featured in Vogue Exhibit

The National Portrait Gallery in London is currently running an exhibit entitled Vogue 100: A Century of Style. Among the artifacts on show is a 1950 portrait of Evelyn Waugh by photographer Irving Penn. This is described in an arts … Continue reading

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