Constance Cummings
American actress
Constance Cummings
Constance Cummings, CBE was an American actress, known for her work on both screen and stage.
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SLPP Flag Bearer Julius Maada Bio's Acceptance Statement - Awareness Times
Google News - over 5 years
We also thank God especially for his watch over all of the 19 worthy men and women who heard the call and boldly stepped forward to serve this great Party of Bai Farmah Tass, Milton Margai, Kandeh Bureh, Constance Cummings John, Rev
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Search Query: Herald.ie Web Search - Herald.ie
Google News - over 5 years
The author who also gave us The Postman Always Rings Twice was friends with Kate Cummings, the single mother of actress Constance Cummings (Blithe Spirit, Movie Crazy) -- and he believed their relationship was a deeply unhealthy if fascinating one
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APCs Neo-Liberal agenda cannot end poverty - Sierra Express Media
Google News - over 5 years
... Leone – The West African Youth League to struggle for the dignity and rights of ordinary people and for social justice, and introduced issue-based politics in Sierra Leone, leading to the first Black woman mayor in Afrika – Constance Cummings-John
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North Country Briefs - WatertownDailyTimes.com
Google News - over 5 years
A passenger in Mr. Cummings' vehicle, Constance Cummings, 74, along with Mr. Thorne and a passenger in his vehicle, Jamie L. Thorne, 20, and Ms. Pepper were all treated at the hospital and released. Mr. Cummings was charged with following too closely
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Nation-wide broadcast by His Excellency President Ernest Koroma on the ... - Cocorioko
Google News - almost 6 years
Let me therefore begin by saying thanks to Sir Milton Margai, Isaac Wallace Johnson, Siaka Stevens, John Karefa-Smart, Constance Cummings John, Kandeh Bureh, and many other great Sierra Leoneans for their invaluable contribution to the independence,
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THEATER REVIEW | 'WINGS'; The Shadows of an Airborne Life
NYTimes - over 6 years
Jan Maxwell is an actress of such natural authority that she becomes the center of gravity in almost every scene in which she appears. Even when she does demented, as in the child-hating cartoon villainess in ''Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'' or the drab but deranged sexual flytrap of ''Entertaining Mr. Sloane,'' I always feel that her character's
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Corrections
NYTimes - about 11 years
An obituary yesterday about Constance Cummings, a stage and screen actress, misspelled the surname of the co-star of the film ''The Devil to Pay!'' (1930), in which she was replaced by Loretta Young. He was Ronald Colman, not Coleman.
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Constance Cummings, 95, Movie and Stage Actress, Dies
NYTimes - about 11 years
Constance Cummings, a versatile American actress who lived mostly in England and, in a more glamorous age of liners and ocean crossings, captivated audiences on both sides of the Atlantic in a long stage, screen and television career, died on Wednesday in a nursing home in Oxfordshire. She was 95. Her death was confirmed by her son, Dr. Jonathan
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THEATER REVIEW; A Play, Like Its Ghost, Forever Young
NYTimes - over 16 years
Some froth is simply more durable than other froth. The Pearl Theater Company, in a production so reverent to the published text that it is almost a genuflection, is demonstrating that after 60 years Noel Coward's ''Blithe Spirit'' still arouses steady waves of gentle laughter right through its two and a half hours, and it is hard to say why. Some
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Browsing Among Memories of Performances Past
NYTimes - about 21 years
THE youngest of them is at least 70 now. They all look fragile and often, frankly, decrepit. The clippings they hold, records of mostly forgotten triumphs, are the color of advanced jaundice and tend to shed their edges like flakes of dried skin. But to spend time with any of the hundreds of gilt-tooled red scrapbooks in the Robinson Locke
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Gaffes and Gags Of a Shy Dimwit
NYTimes - almost 24 years
SOMEWHERE toward the final quarter of "Safety Last" (1923), Harold Lloyd's greatest so-called "thrill comedy," Harold, identified as "the Boy" in the cast list, finds himself scaling the facade of Bolton's Department Store, where he's usually employed as a junior salesman. The climb is a publicity stunt gone awfully wrong. As he reaches each floor,
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Review/Theater; A Musical Made of the Story of a Stroke
NYTimes - almost 24 years
An incapacitating stroke may not be everyone's most welcome subject for a musical. There is little more painful or less inspiring of song than watching as someone you love is cut off from life by illness. But the curious thing about "Wings," an 80-minute musical adaptation of Arthur Kopit's 1978 play, is how faintly it evokes the devastating
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CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK; At Wits' End: Algonquinites in Hollywood
NYTimes - about 24 years
BY 1935, Dorothy Parker had abandoned the life of a New York sophisticate for that of a Hollywood screenwriter, but the sunshine did nothing to mellow her caustic outlook. As she wrote in a letter back east to Alexander Woollcott, her friend from the old days of the Algonquin Round Table, "Aside from the work which I hate like holy water, I love it
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Critic's Notebook; Comedy, Heartbreak And Offbeat Casting On London Stages
NYTimes - over 26 years
LEAD: Two summers ago the Gate Theater, Dublin, jolted New York audiences with the festering, dark-brewed, tragic reality of its ''Juno and the Paycock,'' a brief Broadway tenant courtesy of the New York International Festival of the Arts. Now the Gate is offering Londoners an equivalent thrill with its visiting production of ''The Three Sisters'':
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Constance Cummings, Student, Is Wed
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: Constance Cummings and Christopher Sean Lewis Kelly were married yesterday at the Manning Chapel at Brown University. The Rev. Richard Carson performed the Roman Catholic ceremony. Ms. Cummings, who will keep her name, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cummings of Providence, R.I. She is an alumna of Phillips Academy and a magna cum laude
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WRESTLING WITH THE SPIRIT OF NOEL COWARD
NYTimes - almost 30 years
LEAD: IF NOEL COWARD'S BLITHE SPIRIT were here, he would no doubt consider Richard Chamberlain's remarks perilously near impertinence. For Mr. Chamberlain has just proposed that actors who want to do Coward comedies well must work to find ''a balance between the reality of his era and present-day reality - the kind of life we all come from. IF NOEL
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CRITICS' CHOICES; Cable TV
NYTimes - about 31 years
The cable week's film roster includes some provocative newcomers. ''Heaven Help Us'' (1985) is a perceptive and sharply rounded comedy about a Brooklyn parochial school, with a cast headed by Andrew McCarthy, Donald Sutherland and John Heard - Saturday at 8 P.M. on Cinemax. The same channel has ''The Mean Season'' (1985), a colorful suspense yarn
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TV REVIEW; USTINOV IN 'DEAD MAN'S FOLLY' ON CBS
NYTimes - about 31 years
PETER USTINOV, who would seem to have enough to keep him busy as a director, playwright, screenwriter and novelist, not to mention actor, has embarked upon still another presumably lucrative occupation, playing Hercule Poirot. Mr. Ustinov was first seen as Agatha Christie's Belgian detective in the films ''Death on the Nile'' and ''Evil Under the
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JEAN STAPLETON: 'STARDOM ISN'T A GOAL'
NYTimes - about 31 years
It has been five years since Edith Bunker was last told by her husband, Archie, to ''stifle'' herself on the landmark television series ''All in the Family.'' In 1980, the actress Jean Stapleton, whose portrayal of the dimwitted but lovable and understanding wife left an indelible mark on the American consciousness, decided to bow out of the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Constance Cummings
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2005
    Age 94
    Died on November 23, 2005.
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  • 1979
    Age 68
    In 1979, she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance as Emily Stilson in the drama Wings (1978-9) (written by Arthur Kopit), a play about a woman (Stilson), a former aviator who has suffered a stroke, from which she struggles to recover.
    More Details Hide Details This role also brought her Obie and Drama Desk awards and an Oliver nomination.
  • 1974
    Age 63
    On January 1, 1974, Cummings, who resided in Britain for many decades until her death, was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her contributions to the British entertainment industry. She was a committee member of the Royal Court Theatre and the Arts Council. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6211 Hollywood Blvd. Constance Cummings Levy died in Oxfordshire, England, on November 23, 2005, aged 95, from natural causes.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1933
    Age 22
    She was married to the playwright and screenwriter Benn Levy from 1933 until his death in 1973.
    More Details Hide Details Cummings was uncomfortable in Hollywood and moved to Britain, where she continued acting, both in films and on the stage. Few of her films were hits in the U.S., although Blithe Spirit, adapted from the Noël Coward play, was popular. Levy went on to write and direct films for Cummings, such as The Jealous God (1939); he also served in the British Parliament from 1945-50 as the Labour MP for Eton and Slough. They had a son and a daughter. She played Mary Tyrone in the Royal National Theatre's production of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night opposite Sir Laurence Olivier, to great acclaim, and later recreated the role for a television production.
  • 1931
    Age 20
    While appearing on Broadway, she was discovered by Samuel Goldwyn, who brought her to Hollywood in 1931.
    More Details Hide Details Between 1931 and 1934, Cummings appeared in more than twenty films, including the Harold Lloyd films Movie Crazy and American Madness, directed by Frank Capra.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1910
    Born
    Born in 1910.
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