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Author Keane, Michael, 1952-

Title Views from the balcony : a biography of Catherine Duncan / by Michael Keane.

Published South Yarra, Vic. : Macmillan, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.4092 DUNC/ KEAN    AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank  791.4092 Dun    AVAILABLE
Physical description 223 : illustrations, portraits ; 24cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index.
Summary This is the remarkable and revealing story of Catherine Duncan, a leading Australian actress and playwright during the golden years of radio, the winner - along with Peter Finch - of the 1947 Macquarie Award and Australia's first official female film director: a woman with such belief in herself that she could begin a radio talk with the statement, "History begins with me!" Replete with romance and adventure, this biography traces her early years in Melbourne, her association with the radical New Theatre, her several marriages and ultimate decision to spend more than half her life in Paris where she joined the vibrant literary and artistic circles of those decades.
Subject Duncan, Catherine.
Actresses -- Australia -- Biography.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Australia -- Biography.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Australia -- Biography.
Women dramatists, Australian -- Biography.
ISBN 9781921394577 (paperback)