I just finished No Bells
I'm not intersted in a biography or notes by other people. I just finished No Bells. It held my interest thru out tho it bogged down a bit in the middle - especially with all the acting roles she was and wasn't involved in. However, it was interesting to read the quotes from her friends and colleagues.
No Bells on Sunday book. Rachel Roberts was a brilliant actress, but also a woman riddled.
Rachel Roberts, fourth wife of actor Rex Harrison, remained obsessed with Harrison after their divorce. Egocentric and ambitious, the award-winning actress became an alcoholic, then committed suicide in 1980.
Rachel Roberts Journals are heart wrenching to read how this woman had everything Long live Rachel Roberts whom I hope found her peace at last.
Rachel Roberts Journals are heart wrenching to read how this woman had everything. lost it all, through drink, drugs and too high an espectation of what life being an actor means, She lived in dreams, got her dream, ruined the dream and had an horrendous end. I read the book within two days because what she wrote about how she felt about herself and her life, is tragic and compelling. I will remember Rachel Roberts for the Emmy Award Winning films she starred in and not the woman behind the mask, with the up turned nose that ruined her self confindence
Rachel Roberts (20 September 1927 – 26 November 1980) was a Welsh actress.
Rachel Roberts (20 September 1927 – 26 November 1980) was a Welsh actress. She is best remembered for her forthright screen performances as the older mistress of the central male character in two key films of the 1960s, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) and This Sporting Life (1963). For both films, she won the BAFTA Award for Best British Actress. She was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for This Sporting Life
This book consists of Rachel Roberts' diary entries, interspersed with biographical info about he. This book is based on part on her own journals which were discovered after she committed suicide in Los Angeles in November of 1980.
This book consists of Rachel Roberts' diary entries, interspersed with biographical info about her. You really feel that you come to know what goes on inside this woman. However, reading this book is extremely depressing. Roberts had a bit of a warped notion of the world and what is important. Money, fame and prestige seemed to be paramount in her life.
Find nearly any book by Rachel Roberts. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Passports to Literacy Sentences 3 (Cambridge Reading). by Jennifer Dunn, Francis Eaves-Walton, Rachel Roberts. ISBN 9780521648110 (978-0-521-64811-0) Softcover, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Valley of Song (1953)
Rachel Roberts was born in Llanelli on 20 September 1927. She trained at the prestigious RADA and worked on the British stage before forging her career in film. She played gossipmonger Bessie Lewis, or 'Bessie the Milk', in her film debut in Welsh comedy Valley Of Song (1953). She starred in The Weak And The Wicked (1954) alongside fellow Welsh actor Glynis Johns and played various small parts in a series of films in the late 1950s. In 1955 she married for the first time, to actor Alan Dobie. Valley of Song (1953). Saturday Night And Sunday Morning (1960).