Sir Alec Guinness

1 portrait

Sir Alec Guinness

by Gordon Anthony
bromide fibre print, 1946
14 7/8 in. x 11 in. (379 mm x 279 mm) image size
Purchased, 1988
Photographs Collection
NPG x44753


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  • Gordon Anthony (1902-1989), Photographer. Artist of 112 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Guinness had played Herbert Pocket in his own adaptation of Great Expectations with the Actors Company in 1939. The performance had been noted by David Lean and he invited Guinness to play the same role in the film, released in the year of Gordon Anthony's photograph.

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