Wednesday, 6 June 2012, 6:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Cary Grant: Hollywood's exquisite, charming enigma

Geoffrey Wansell

To millions of moviegoers around the world Cary Grant epitomises the glamour and style of Hollywood in its golden years.  With his luminous dark hair and mischievous smile he was one of its greatest stars.  This lecture is an attempt to look behind the mask he presented to the world.

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Geoffrey Wansell is a London based author and free-lance journalist, who now works principally for the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph.

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6 June 2012

Cary Grant: Hollywood's exquisite, charming enigma
Geoffrey Wansell

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