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LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)COW/4/H/25
TitleJournal: 1967
Extent1 file
Date1967
DescriptionEntries dated Sunday 1 January 1967 to Thursday 21 December 1967.

On 10 January Coward comments on the death of Mary Garden; on 1 February the death of Sir Dingwall 'Dingo' Bateson in a shooting accident; and on 16 July the death of Vivien Leigh. In November Coward reports on the death of Lorn Loraine, aged 73, following a long period of ill-health.

People referenced in the journal include Joan Hirst; Lorn Loraine; Cole Lesley; Graham Payn; Katharine 'Kit' Cornell; Nancy Hamilton; Benita Hume; Hugh 'Binkie' Beaumont; Diana Cooper; Daniel 'Danny' Massey; David Niven Junior; Patrick Woodcock; Hester Chapman; Vivien Leigh; Iris Tree; Joyce Carey; Laurence Olivier; Joan Plowright; Loel Guinness; George Baker; Richard 'Dick' Rodgers; Jack Merivale; Ginette Spanier; Peter Daubeny; Loelia, Duchess of Westminster; Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones; Josephine Baker; Adrianne Allen; Richard Burton; Elizabeth Taylor; Warren Beatty; Ina Claire; Joe Losey; Charlie Chaplin; John Betjeman; Jack and Doreen Hawkins; Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother; Diana Cooper; John Perry; Gladys Calthrop
NotesFormer reference: Section H Diaries of Noël Coward, Box 4
Access StatusOpen