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The killing of Sister George.

The killing of Sister George.

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Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsTrevor, Claire, 1909-2000., Schafer, Natalie, 1900-1991., Sinnott, Patricia., Rowles, Polly, 1914-, Crane, Warren., Marcus, Frank., Coe, Richard L. 1914-1995, annotator., National Theatre Corporation (Washington, D.C.), Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995 no. K05
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (theater program).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23941323M
LC Control Number2009657855

Killing of Sister George "Sister George" of the title is Britain's best-loved soap opera character, played by actress June Buckeridge (Beryl Reid). Buckeridge has become so identified with her character--a sweet old Miss Marple-ish nurse who putters around her quaint little village on a motor scooter--even her friends call her George. Nowadays the blurbs have changed, and The Killing of Sister George is enthusaistically described as "the most explicit and sensational of flock of films on lesbianism." Perhaps. Perhaps.

The Killing of Sister George features some of the most artful scenery-chewing this side of 70's Liz Taylor. Beryl Reid and Coral Browne are such delicious adversaries. And I love so much of the dialogue: Alice: Not all women are raving bloody lesbians, you know. Sister George: That is a misfortune I am perfectly well aware of! The Killing of Sister George () June is an actress who portrays the popular Sister George in a British soap opera. The actress spends her time drinking and engaging in lesbian sex with her.

  Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage been out of work for some time and badly needed a job when I was asked to audition for a play by Frank Marcus called The Killing of Sister George. In contrast to its subsequent reputation, The Killing Of Sister George has very reputable antecedents. A successful stage play by British author and Daily Telegraph theatre critic Frank Marcus, it had been performed both in London’s West End and on Broadway. The play won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play in , while Beryl Reid’s performance (she played the central.


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The Killing of Sister George. A scathing examination of the public and private lives of so-called "cultural icons". "Sister George" is a beloved character on a popular BBC soap opera, a cheerful nurse who bicycles about the countryside singing hymns and doing good/5.

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The Killing of Sister George by Marcus - Alibris Buy The Killing of Sister George by Marcus online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Get this from a library. The killing of Sister George: a comedy. [Frank Marcus] -- Synopsis: George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera.

However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can. Genre/Form: Fiction Queer pulps Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marcus, Frank. Killing of Sister George. New York: Bantam Books,© Sister George is a well loved character in a long running radio soap opera.

But the listening figures are declining and there is only one way to reverse the trend - kill Sister George. In reality, the actress playing Sister George is the antithesis of her sweet natured alter ego; she is tough, violent and a drunk.

ISBN The Killing of Sister George () and The Boys in the Band () were presented by the producers and accepted by the critics as unflinching glimpses of gay life [.] ^ Hudson in 'Ice Station' Role Martin, Betty. Los Angeles Times (19 Apr d Robert Aldrich's The Killing of Sister George is a powerful black comedy that continues to generate controversy over its portrayal of lesbian relationships.

The central relationship is disturbing and fascinating, not due to the sex of the characters, but due to its sometimes abusive : Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne. Directed by Robert Aldrich. With Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Ronald Fraser.

The life of a soap opera actress begins to unravel / KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE, THE (director/writer/producer: Robert Aldrich; screenwriters: Lukas Heller/from the play by Frank Marcus; cinematographers: Joseph Biroc/Brian West; editor: Michael Luciano; music: Gerald Fried; cast: Beryl Reid (June ‘George’ Buckridge), Susannah York (Alice ‘Childie’ McNaught), Coral Browne (Mercy Croft), Ronald Fraser (Leo Lockhart), Patricia Medina (Betty.

The second (and in my humble opinion, superior of the two) is Robert Aldrich’s picture, The Killing of Sister George. Hot off the success of The Dirty Dozen, Aldrich had recently founded his own production studio which enabled him to pursue material that might have elsewhere been considered outré.

Infamous Queer: The Killing of Sister George - Duration: Infamous Sphere 4, views. 12 Year Old Boy Humiliates Simon Cowell. The Killing Of Sister George was originally a play by Frank Marcus. The original production, starring Beryl Reid, premiered in London's West End and opened on Broadway two years later with most of its cast intact.

Indirector Robert Aldrich brought it to the screen. The Killing of Sister George by Frank Marcus,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Killing of Sister George: Frank Marcus: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

The Killing of Sister George Anchor Bay / Color / / Dolby Digital Mono Starring Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Ronald Fraser Cinematography Joseph Biroc Art director William Glasgow Film Editor Michael Luciano Original Music Gerald Fried Writing credits Lukas Heller, based on the play by Frank Marcus Produced and directed by Robert Aldrich.

Synopsis. For its time, The Killing of Sister George was a groundbreaking film - and one of the first films in history to be released with an 'X' rating in the United States - a fact which no doubt impacted its first-run boxoffice total.

Chicago citation style: Robert Aldrich, and Gerald Fried. THE KILLING OF SISTER Still as powerful as when originally released inThe Killing of Sister George focuses on popular British soap opera star June Buckridge (Beryl Reid), who has played for many years the beloved character Sister George, a visiting nurse who looks after the medical needs and personal problems of local villagers.

June is so personally invested in her role that she has her friends call her George. The Killing of Sister George Quotes. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. Movie & TV guides. Erotic Movies. Coming attractions for you 's Most Anticipated Movies.

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A brilliant film make sure to watch all 14 parts:).