Biography by Piers Paul Read of British actor Alec Guiness, star of such films as Oliver Twist, The Man in the White Suit, Bridge on the River Kwai, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and Star Wars. The biography includes material from private and unpublished diaries and letters, tracing Guinness's acting ability and style to the influence of his early life, and detailing the impact of his experiences in World War II and his 1956 conversion to Catholicism.

Item number 27557
Category Book
Type Biography
Dimensions Standard
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Piers Paul Read (Author)
Alec Guinness (Subject)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection