Barrie, J. M. Three.
PETER PAN. Christmas Show Program for The Adelphi Theatre starring Gladys Cooper.London: Adelphi Theatre, n.d. [1923-24], 1923.
1st Edition. Barrie, J. M. PETER PAN. Christmas Show Program for The Adelphi Theatre starring Gladys Cooper. London: Adelphi Theatre, n.d., [1923-24]. PETER PAN or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up. Starring Gladys Cooper as Peter. Sm. 8vo., 16pp. 8" 1/2 x 5" 1/2. Blue tinted photographic wrappers with iconic Peter Pan pose that has maintained its appeal for over 80 years. Replete with period ads & cast outline & synopsis of scenery. An excellent ephemeral piece. Quite uncommon & in fine condition. Dame Gladys Constance Cooper, DBE (1888 - 1971) was an extraordinary English actress whose career spanned seven decades on stage, in films & on television. In the early 1920's, Cooper was winning praise in plays by W. Somerset Maugham & others. In the 1930's, she starred both in the West End & on Broadway. Moving to Hollywood in 1940, Cooper found success in a variety of character roles; she was nominated for three Academy Awards, the last one as Mrs. Higgins in My Fair Lady (1964).
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