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Description:ISBN 1845136640 / Hardcover: 256 pages / Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd / Published: 1 Sep 2011 / Language: English / Hardcover: 256 pages / ... more
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This Charming Man: The Life of Ian Carmichael
The first biography of a much - loved actor, best known for his r ...
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IAN CARMICHAEL At the peak of his career in the early 1970s, the actor Ian Carmichael was the most highly paid actor on BBC Television. Many years earlier, he had enjoyed a successful career both on stage and in movies. He wrote his memoirs, published in 1979, but this is the first full biography. THE BOOK During the twenty years or so after World War II, any TV or film producer looking for somebody to cast in a 'silly-ass' role - well-spoken, gentlemanly, but rather na´ve - rarely had to look any further than Ian Carmichael. He somehow personified 'the innocent face of England - already disappearing as the last of British ethics ... Read the complete review