THE GALLERY
Friends and Colleagues
This Gallery contains photographs of those who were Coward's friends or who worked with him:
Gertrude Lawrence , Basil Dean , Lady Wyndham , Charles B. Cochran ,
The Lunts , The Happy Trio , Sinatra at Ace of Clubs , Joan Sutherland
 
 
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Gertrude Lawrence (Gertie) at Goldenhurst Farm.
One of Coward's friends who is most closely associated with him.
(photograph by Sasha)
From 'Noel Coward and His Friends' by Cole Lesley, Graham Payn & Sheridan Morley 
 
 
 
 
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Basil Dean, producer and director of Coward's plays
(photograph by Sport & General Agency)
From 'The Amazing Mr. Noel Coward' by Patrick Braybrook
 
 
 
 
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Lady Wyndham (Mary Moore) the influential actor and manager who owned the
New Theatre and put on Coward's play 'I'll Leave It To You' on 21 June, 1920. This was Noël Coward's first West End production. He played the part of Bobbie.
(photograph by Sport & General Agency)
From 'The Amazing Mr. Noel Coward' by Patrick Braybrook
 
 
 
 
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Charles B. Cochran, theatrical impressario and producer of many of
Coward's plays and revues
(photograph by Bassano)
From 'The Amazing Mr. Noel Coward' by Patrick Braybrook
 
 
 
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Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne,
From 'Noel Coward and His Friends' by Cole Lesley, Graham Payn & Sheridan Morley
 
 
  
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Coley, Noel Coward, and Little Lad
"The tan says we must have just come back from Jamaica"
From 'My Life with Noel Coward' by Graham Payn
 
 
  
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 Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra at the
opening night of 'Ace of Clubs'
Sinatra was involved in an incident with
a news photographer after a photograph
was taken of him and Ava in their seats.
He demanded the film, didn't get it and the photograph
was unable to be developed anyway!
 
 
 
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Joan Sutherland and Noel Coward. She lived very near to Coward at Les Avants and he records that her family would come over to 'Chateau Coward' at Christmas
with the Nivens and others.
 
 

All photographs are formatted at 75 dpi for inclusion on this website.

 Copyright - The Noel Coward Society - May 2001