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Lionel Barrymore

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1878–1954)

US actor, best known for his portrayal of irascible but lovable characters in numerous films in the 1930s and 1940s.

Lionel Barrymore was born in Philadelphia...

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Barrymore, Lionel

William Stephenson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Film; Composition. 1906 words.

Barrymore, Lionel (28 April 1878–15 November 1954), actor, composer, and artist, was born Lionel Blythe in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Herbert Blythe, an actor who adopted the...

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Lionel Barrymore

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1878–1954)

US actor, best known for his portrayal of irascible but lovable characters in numerous films in the 1930s and 1940s.

Lionel Barrymore was born in Philadelphia...

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Barrymore, Lionel [real name Lionel Blyth] (1878–1954), actor

Mark Glancy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1085 words.

Barrymore, Lionel [real name Lionel Blyth] (1878–1954), actor, was born on 28 April 1878 at 119 North Nine Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His father was known as the actor...

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Barrymore, Lionel

Edited by Colin Chambers.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 5 words.

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Barrymore, Lionel

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 181 words.

Born Philadelphia, 28 April 1878; s of Georgie Drew and Maurice Barrymore; m 1924, Irene Fenwick (decd); died 15 Nov. 1954

Actor

Seton Hall College, S....

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Barrymore, Lionel (1878–1954)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 368 words.

The elder son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Drew Barrymore, he made his debut in his native Philadelphia in

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Lionel Barrymore (1878–1954)

Edited by Hugh Rawson and Margaret Miner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 33 words.

The Great Actor always must act. … Every last second of his life must be pose and posture.

1904, quoted

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Barrymore, Lionel (1878–1954)

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 294 words.

US actor, best known for his portrayal of irascible but lovable characters in numerous films in the 1930s and 1940s....

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Barrymore, Lionel (1878–1954)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 113 words.

(1878–1954),

American actor, brother of Ethel and John Barrymore and grandson of Mrs John Drew, under whom

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Barrymore, Georgiana [Emma] Drew (1856–93)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 280 words.

The daughter of Mrs. John Drew, wife of Maurice Barrymore, and mother of Lionel Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore

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Georgiana Drew Barrymore

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1856–93), actress.

The daughter of Mrs. John Drew, wife of Maurice Barrymore, and mother of Lionel Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, and John Barrymore, she made her debut at her...

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Copperhead, The (1918)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 177 words.

a play by Augustus Thomas. [Shubert Theatre, 120 perf.] Milt Shanks (Lionel Barrymore) is a reasonably

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Barrymore family

Michael Sommers.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 609 words.

Lionel, Ethel and John are the outstanding siblings in the American ‘royal family’ of actors, children of Maurice Barrymore (

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Barrymore, Ethel

Benjamin McArthur.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 1500 words.

Barrymore, Ethel (16 August 1879–18 June 1959), actress, was born Ethel May Barrymore in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Maurice Barrymore, an actor, and Georgiana Drew (Georgie...

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Louis Wolheim

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1881–1931), actor.

Born in New York, he had served as a mining engineer and a teacher at Cornell University before his friends John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore persuaded him to...

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John Barrymore

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1882–1942),

outstanding but very uneven American actor, grandson of Mrs John Drew, brother of Ethel and Lionel Barrymore, who became a popular matinée idol and a good light...

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Copperhead

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1918),

a play by Augustus Thomas. [Shubert Theatre, 120 perf.] Milt Shanks (Lionel Barrymore) is a reasonably prosperous farmer in southern Illinois at the time of the Civil War....

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Sag Harbor

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1900),

a play by James A. Herne. [Republic Theatre, 76 perf.] Two brothers, Ben (Forrest Robinson) and Frank Turner (Lionel Barrymore), both love Martha Reese (Julie A. Herne)....

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Other Girl

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1903),

a comedy by Augustus Thomas. [Criterion Theatre, 160 perf.] When the world boxing champion known as the “Kid” (Lionel Barrymore) is taken under the wing of a fight‐mad...

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the bounds of physicians’ authority

joseph turow.

in The Picture of Health

June 2011; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 1505 words.

This chapter discusses the issue of physicians' authority as seen in the film Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (1940). The film centers on intern Jimmy Kildare (Lew Ayres), who learns the medical...

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