Item 20 - "A Woman's New York: Cecil Beaton 'Takes Great Pleasure' In Book About U.S. Speaking Tour"

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GB 275 Beaton/D/2/1/20


"A Woman's New York: Cecil Beaton 'Takes Great Pleasure' In Book About U.S. Speaking Tour"


  • 23 September 1956 (Release date) (Creation)

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Typescript article, concerning the publication of Beaton's new book, 'I Take Great Pleasure', in which he discusses his most recent U.S. speaking tour. Beaton considers Marilyn Monroe the most photogenic of all of the people he has photographed. G.B. Shaw is the one person Beaton regrets not having had opportunity to photograph. During a recent visit to America, Beaton received the Neiman-Marcus Award for his work on 'My Fair Lady'. Written by Alice Hughes for the King Features Syndicate, New York.

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