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January 4

  • Frontis: Lady Melchett, wife of third Baron Melchett, photograph by Baron
  • p.13: Honor Blackman, photograph by Charles Trigg
  • p.15: Nude, photograph by Fred Daniels - My Six Best Pictures
  • p.20: Beatrice Appleyard, no credit
  • p.33: Peter Quennell, photograph by Angus McBean

January 11

  • Frontis: Portrait of a Winning Owner: HRH Princess Elizabeth at first post-war National Hunt
  • P.49: Earl of Burlington (photograph by Gill, Matlock); Sir John Slessor (photograph by Diana Waring)
  • pp.58-9: My Six Best Pictures - Blanche Ostrahan by Fred Daniels of the final photograph in the collection..includes technical details-exposure, aperture, camera
  • p.64: Danielle Delorme…in French film version of Gigi
  • p.82: Peggy Gwendolyn Lashbrook (photograph by Bassano); Angela Cayzer (photograph by Lenare)

January 18

  • Frontis: Lady Adam Gordon (née Pamela Bowhill), photograph by Baron
  • P.93: A.A. Milne, no credit
  • p.99: Donald Wolfit, photograph by Robin Adler
  • p.101: Maria Schell, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.106: Lady Caroline Waterhouse and her son Michael, photograph by Vandyk
  • p.108: Michele Morgan with Henri Vidal in The Fallen Idol, no credit
  • p.122: Sir Gerald Kelly, photograph by George Konig

January 25

  • p.145: Christopher Fry, photograph by Alex Murray
  • p.147: Lian-Shin Yang, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.157: The Duchess of Leed (wife of 11th Duke), photograph by Duncan Melvin
  • p.171: Desmond Young, photograph by Walter Bird – see NPG x137548
  • p.180: Jennifer Ann McBean (photograph by Harlip); Margaret Ruth Collett (photograph by Bassano)

February 1

  • Frontis: Mr and Mrs Winston Churchill, photograph by Swaebe
  • pp.194-5: Rainthrope Amateur Opera, photograph by David Gurney
  • p.197: Gordon Harker, photograph by Houston Rogers
  • p.199: Betsy Furstenberg, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.204: Annette Mills, photograph by Fred Daniels (see NPG x136795)
  • p.224: Pamela Benita Hurst (photograph by Navana Vandyk); Elizabeth Maureen Bartholomew (photograph by Fayer); Gillian le Poer Power (photograph by Wykeham)

February 8

  • Frontis: Mrs Winston Guest, photograph by Baron
  • p.241: A.E. Matthews, photograph by Baron
  • p.243: Ann Todd, photograph by Wilfrid Newton
  • p.246: Mrs Anthony Nutting and children John, David and Zara, photograph by Marcus Adams

February 15

  • Frontis: Lady Hermione Stuart, photograph by Baron
  • p.285: Claire Bloom, photograph by Alec Murray
  • p.287: John Harlow, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.290: Mary, Lady Twysden with Peter Charles Dickens, photograph by Mollie Ross
  • p.310: Sheila Gwendoline Morris (photograph by Yevonde); Susan Mary Eustace Smith (photograph by Bassano)

February 22

  • Frontis: Mrs Peter Cadbury, photograph by Baron
  • pp.324-5: The Good Natured Man in a Chelsea Parlour-photograph by Chris Ware
  • p.329: Jessie Royce Landis, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.331: Felix Aylmer
  • p.334: Lady Cross with her daughters Angela, Diana, Susanna and Karina, photograph by Lenare
  • p.336: Gabrielle Dorziat
  • p.348: Lewis Carroll photo biography reviewed by Elizabeth Bowen

March 1

  • Frontis: Lord Tedder, Mrs Tedder, Paul Hepworth and Christopher Mackintosh in Austria, photograph by Swaebe
  • p.373: Elizabeth Schwartzkopf, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.375: Miles Malleson, drawing
  • p.383: René Massigli (France’s Ambassador to Britain), photograph by F.J. Goodman – see NPG x195327
  • p.389: James Braid, eightieth birthday, photograph by Tasker

March 8

  • Frontis: Mme. Massigli at French Embassy, photograph by F.J. Goodman – see NPG x195359 and NPG x195084
  • p.423: Grace O’Connor, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.425: Frances Gifford
  • p.432: Fernand Leger in London for Tate Exhibition, photograph by F.J. Goodman – see NPG x39415 and NPG x195048

March 15

  • Frontis: Mme Vincent Auriol, wife of the President of France, no credit
  • p.475: Ronald Squire, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.477: Joyce Grenfell, no credit
  • p.480: Mr and Mrs Patrick Crichton-Stuart, photograph by David Gurney
  • p.481: Mrs Derek Parker Bowles with children Mary Ann and Richard (photograph by Marcus Adams); Hon. Mrs James Innes with children James and Elizabeth (photograph by Bassano)
  • p.497: Sir Cecil Wakeley, photograph by Baron
  • p.499: Leonard Hirsch, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.503: Lady Caroline Jane Thynne (photograph by Dorothy Wilding); Miss Katherine Coke (photograph by Lenare); The Hon, Jaquetta Digby (photograph by Fayer); Miss Dinah Nugent (photograph by Bassano); Miss Anne Marie Mallet (photograph by Pearl Freeman)

March 22

  • Frontis: Fairfax-Lucy family, photograph by Francis Goodman – see NPG x195614
  • P.528: Lord David Cecil, Helen Gardener, Richard Church and Patric Dickinson at poet’s debate
  • p.533: Kay Hammond, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.539: Queen Mother with George VI at Covent Garden
  • p.542: Mrs Astor and her children, photograph by Navana Vandyk
  • p.543: Mrs J.D. Wigan and her children Sarah Ann, Michael Christian and Jennifer, photograph by Bassano
  • p.543: Mrs Wigan and her children, photograph by Bassano
  • p.544: Paul Holt, photograph by McBean

March 29

  • Frontis: Queen Mother and Princess Elizabeth at the St. Patrick’s Day jubilee review of the Irish guards
  • p.597: Jack and Daphne Barker, photograph by Baron
  • p.599: Petula Clark, photograph by Percy Kessell
  • p.603: Miss Atalanta Clifford (photograph by Fayer); Miss Anne Braithwaite (photograph by Bassano) and Miss Jane Duncombe Howell (photograph by Harlip)
  • p.621: Elizabeth Bowen, photograph by Angus McBean

April 5

  • Frontis: Countess of Dudley, photograph by Beaton
  • p.15: Lenny Delma and Pat Hill, photograph by Houston Rogers
  • p.17: Bernadette O’Farrell, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.22: Mrs Cosmo Russell and her children Nicholas, Jennifer, Cecilia and John, photograph by Marcus Adams
  • p.37: The Princess of Berar, photograph by Vivienne
  • p.38: Wanda Annette Warburton (photograph by Dorothy Wilding); Isabel Phillippa Sharwood (photograph by Fayer); Sheila Davis (photograph by Lenare)

April 12

  • Frontis: Mme. Rivera Schreiber, wife of the Peruvian Ambassador, photograph by Lenare
  • P.61: Lord Morris (photograph by Walter Stoneman)
  • p.67: Dolores Gray, photograph by Eric Coop
  • p.69: Richard Burton and Avis Scott, photograph by Ian Jeayes
  • p.73: Hon. Imogen Anne Irene Moynihan (photograph by Dorothy Wilding); Anne Meredith (photograph by Pearl Freeman); Julie Pinckney (photograph by Catherine Bell)
  • p.74: Hon. Mrs O’Brien (sister of Lord Decies and wife of Major Robert O’Brien) with children Michael, Maureen and Shelagh, photograph by Bassano
  • p.75: Sir Charles and Lady Russell (née Rosemary Prestige) with their daughter Clare Harriett, photograph by Navana Vandyk
  • p.76: Sir Ian Forbes-Leith, Bt with his wife and daughter – no credit
  • p.87: Denis Mathews, Sir Jasper Ridley and Matthew Smith at the Tate
  • p.89: Esther McCracken, photograph by F.J. Goodman

April 19

  • Frontis: Mrs Victor McCalmont (née Sutton), photograph by Baron
  • p.117: Sir Clive Morrison-Bell, photograph by Lafayette
  • p.123: Hermione Gingold, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.125: Gene Tierney, photograph by Arthur Evans
  • p.131: Mrs George Thomson (née Mitchell) with daughter, photograph by Godfrey Cake
  • p.132: Mme. Arletty, photograph by Baron
  • p.154: Pauline Albinia Slade (photograph by Fayer); Hazel June Winstone Scott (photograph by Lenare); Eleanor Joan Wilson

April 26

  • Frontis: Mrs Ian Farquhar (née Margaret Borthwick), photograph by Baron
  • p.179: Gracie Fields, photograph by Baron
  • p.181: Bobbie Driscoll, thirteen-year-old American actor, no credit
  • pp.190-1: Holkham, Norfolk - Countess of Leicester with her daughters, Lady Carey, Lady Sarah and Lady Anne Coke
  • p.208: Anne McDougla (photograph by Harlip); Catherine Butler Wilson (photograph by Yevonde); Marielou Gaggero (photograph by Bertram Park); Pamela Myer (photograph by Fayer); Lorna Eveline Hope Bailie (photograph by Pearl Freeman)

May 3

  • Frontis: Elizabeth and Prince Philip in Malta, no credit
  • P.225: Marcy Soames (née Churchill), photograph by John Topham
  • p.231: Doreen Duke, Billie Love and Julia Shelley, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.233: Robert Newton in Waterfront, photograph by Charles Trigg
  • p.236: Serena Sheffield, debutante, photograph by Baron
  • p.228: Miss Pamela R. Weeks (photograph by Dorothy Wilding); Miss June Collings (photograph by Brights, Bristol); Hon. Ann Harcourt (photograph by Pearl Freeman)
  • p.250: George Stratton, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.262: Rosamund Mary Kimpton (photograph by Fayer); Nora Hazel Bonser (photograph by Fayer); Rosemary Madeline Hamilton Fraser (photograph by Pearl Freeman); Molly Anne Barton Bell (photograph by F.Wood)

May 10

  • Frontis: King and Queen leaving St. George’s Chapel, Windsor after the service of the Knights of the Garter
  • P.277: Bruce Ingram; Viscount Stansgate and Francis Brett Young with his wife
  • p.283: Sara Luzita Spanish dancer, photograph by Roger Wood
  • p.285: Dorothy Lamour, no credit
  • p.290: Miss Mavourneen Bingham, photograph by Lenare
  • p.291: Lady Anne Louise Keppel, photograph by Pearl Freeman
  • p.292: Tamara Toumanova, prima ballerina, photograph by Duncan Melvin
  • p.314: Rosemary de Las Casas (photograph by Fayer); Aline N.P. Wilson (photograph by Lafayette)

May 17

  • Frontis: Mrs Herbert Brittain (née Sonia Barclay) photograph by Baron
  • pp.332-3: Rothenstein exhibition private view at the Tate, including Matthew Smith
  • p.337: Gladys Cooper, photograph by Anthony Buckley
  • p.338: Carmelia (Egyptian star), photograph by Frank Buckingham
  • p.344: Jane, Angela, Diana and Julian Sheffield – children and Mr and Mrs John Sheffield, photograph by Bassano
  • p.368: Pamela Elliot Seager (photograph by H.J. Whitlock); Sheila Erica Ennion (photograph by Navana Vandyk); Evelyn Jane Chevenix Trench (photograph by Fayer); Katherine Mary Turner (photograph by Lenare)

May 24

  • Frontis: US Secretary of State, the Hon. Dean Acheson at dinner, photograph by Swaebe
  • p.389: Pauline Johnson, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.391: Esmond Knight and Nora Swinburne
  • p.409: Sally Gilmour, ballerina of the Ballet Rambert a drawing in red chalk by N.R Egon
  • p.418: Lucinda Margaret Turnball (photograph by Harlip); Pauline Mary Troulan (photograph by Scott Galloway); Judith Irene Harraway (photograph by Fayer)

May 31

  • Frontis: Queen Mary, photograph by Swaebe
  • p.443: Rex Harrison in T.S. Eliot’s The Cocktail Party, photograph by Anthony Buckley
  • p.445: Cathy O’Donnell, photograph by Dave Boulton
  • p.448: Catherine and Henrietta Rous – daughters of Hon. Keith Rous (aged four and three), photograph by Lenare
  • p.450: Jacqueline Floor – debutante – photograph by Baron
  • p.465: Paul Beard, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.467: Agatha Christie, photograph by Walter Bird
  • p.470: Margaret Leighton in The Cocktail Party
  • p.474: Mary Alison Pollock (photograph by Harlip); Lady Elizabeth Fitzmaurice, (photograph by Fayer); Susan Elizabeth Hamersley Burder (photograph by Dorothy Wilding); Marguerite Kay Devereux (photograph by Lafayete)

June 7

  • Frontis: King and Queen at Chelsea Flower Show
  • p.499: Dancers - Margaret Hill, Walter Gore and Paula Hilton in ‘Winter Night’- Ballet Rambert’s new work, photograph by Baron
  • p.501: Sir Laurence Olivier as the Duke of Altair, drawing by Youngman Carter
  • p.520: Ngaio Marsh (writer), photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.528: Daphne Patricia Womersley (photograph by Baron); June Yvonne Fish (photograph by Lenare); Hazel Clive Neville-Rolfe (photograph by Navana Vandyk); Hon. Mrs Anne Moore-Gwyn (photograph by Harlip); Denise Gray (photograph by Fayer)

June 14

  • Frontis: Princess Margaret visits Canterbury with Geoffrey Fisher , no credit
  • p.551: Rosalyn Boulter, photograph by Anthony Buckley
  • p.553: Mogens Wieth
  • p.556: Hon. William David Ward (son of Viscount Ednam, heir to 4th Earl of Dudley), photograph by Eric Coop
  • p.580: Philippa Mary Ford (photograph by Harlip); Patricia Hely-Hutchinson (photograph by Lenare); Iris Mabel Butler (photograph by Fayer); Anne Stutchbury (photograph by Bassano); Frances Tremlett (photograph by Navana Vandyk)

June 21

  • Frontis: Odette Churchill, Herbert Wilcox being presented the Queen Elizabeth and King George VI at the first performance of Odette
  • p.603: Robert Nesbit Champagne bottle montage, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.605: Jean Simmons, photograph by Charles Trigg
  • p.609: Miss Rose Cotterell - debutante, photograph by Baron
  • p.612: Vicomptesse de Ribes, no credit (Goodman?)
  • p.634: Derek Hill with mirror and painting (Goodman?)

June 28

  • Frontis: Viscountess Anson, niece of the Queen and daughter of Hon. John Bowes-Lyons, photograph by Baron
  • p.653: Sir Ralph Richardson, photograph by Houston-Rogers
  • p.655: Olga Edwardes, photograph by F.J. Goodman – see NPG x195238
  • p.659: Miss Sally Ann Pickett, photograph by Vivienne
  • p.660: Miss Clare Barclay – daughter of Anthony Barclay, photograph by Dorothy Wilding
  • p.662: Princess Armand d’Arenberg, photograph by David Gurney
  • p.673: Elizabeth Bergner, no credit
  • p.678: fashion, Barbara Goalen
  • p.682: Patricia Valerie Dorman-Smith, photograph by Bassano

July 5

  • Frontis: Lady Hermione Stuart and Lieutenant John Oliver Roberts, photograph by Baron
  • p.13: Eleanor Summerfield, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.15: Michael Whittaker & designs, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.18: Robin Stanhope, a godson of Princess Beatrix of Netherlands, photograph by Bassano
  • p.22: Marquise de Lévis-Mirepoix, photograph by David Gurney
  • pp.24-5: the wedding of the Earl of Westmorland to Jane Findlay
  • p.29: Artists at Cambridge University: Assem Salaam, Mrs Sulfa Salaam, Edward Behr, Lalage Pulvertaft, Carol Hogben and Mr and MRs Cecil Collins
  • p.40: Diana Sandilands (photograph by Navana Vandyk); Anthea Caroline Lascelles (photograph by Pearl Freeman)

July 12

  • Frontis: Princess Elizabeth with her godson Michael John Ulick Knatchbull, son of 7th Baron Brabourne
  • p.61: Sylvia Cecil in Noel Coward’s ‘Ace of Clubs’, photograph by Baron
  • p.63: Greer Garson by Davis ‘Dave’ Boulton
  • p.82: Boucher’s portrait of his wife one of the illustrations to ‘portrait painters’ by Allan Gwynne-Jones
  • p.88: Brigid Wright (photograph by Bassano); Hon, Margaret Elphinstone (photograph by Harlip)

July 19

  • Frontis: Wedding of Lady Caroline Thynne and David Somerset
  • P.50:
  • p.109: Martha Graham
  • p.111: Cecile Aubry, photograph by Ted Reed
  • p.114: Sara Hutchinson, aged three months, photograph by Bassano
  • p.115: Veronica Naylor-Leyland, photograph by Lenare and Bridge Devereux, photograph by Yevonde
  • p.119: Prince Achille Murat with his children Salomée, Thamar, Pauline and Anne-Marie and his three sons Alain, Francois and Philippe, photograph by David Gurney
  • p.128: Dr. John Masefield (poet)
  • p.138: Shirley Margaret Brown (photograph by Navana Vandyk); Patricia Parmenter (photograph by Harlip); Grizel Cochrane Stewart (photograph by Bassano); Leslie (Bunty) Whitlock (photograph by Frances Coombe); Arminel Ann Davis (photograph by J. Russell)

July 26

  • Frontis: Royal Garden Party –Queen Elizabeth and 6000 guests
  • p.157: Frances Hyland, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.159: Dirk Bogarde, photograph by Charles Trigg sepia
  • p.162: Cheryl Babcock, five-months-old, photograph by Bassano
  • p.163: Debutante, Patricia Massy-Beresford, photograph by Harlip
  • p.167: Comtesse Alain De Talhouet, photograph by David Gurney
  • p.170: David McCallum leader of the Royal philharmonic orchestra by Fred Daniels WP sepia
  • p.176: Edmund George Valpey Knox, photograph by Saska
  • p.186: Evelyn Foster-Thonrton (photograph by Navana Vandyk); Katia Droulia Lauder (photograph by Lenare); Zoe Carline Georgia d’Erlanger (photograph by pearl Freeman); Sarah Mary Howard (photograph by Harlip)

August 2

  • Frontis: Alicia Markova
  • p.203: Bernard Lee
  • p.205: Margot Grahame, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.207: Frances Christine Langhorne Astor, photograph by Eric Coop
  • p.208: Julia Bowles, photograph by Dorothy Wilding
  • p.212: Marie-Thérèse d’Arcangues, photograph by Barry Swaebe
  • p.223: David Wise leader of the London philharmonic orchestra, photograph by Fred Daniels

August 9

  • Frontis: Duke of Edinburgh with Lt. Michael Parker, Equerry-in-Waiting
  • p.245: James Donald, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.247: Odette Joyeux
  • p.249: Dianne Rowena Startin, photograph by Bassano
  • p.249: Lady Russell, photograph by Fayer
  • p.265: Manoug Parikian, youngest symphony orchestra leader in the country, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.272: Countess Charlotte Raben-Levetzau (photograph by Fayer); Barbara Littman (photograph by Lenare); Hazel Armitage Wood (photograph by Navana Vandyk)

August 16

  • Frontis: Princess Margaret as a bridesmaid for the wedding of her cousin Hon. Margaret Elphinstone
  • p.287: Irene Worth, photograph by Anthony Buckley
  • p.289: Jack Hawkins, photograph by Norman Gryspeerdt
  • p.291: Mary Lou Burgoyne-Honson, photograph by Eric Coop
  • p.291: Georgina Crowe, photograph by Pearl Freeman
  • p.296: The Princess Gaetani, the Duchesse de Montesquiou Fezensac, the Contesse de Jeancourt and Princesse Armand, photograph by David Gurney
  • p.314: Janet Mary Bruce (photograph by Pearl Freeman); Pamela Mary Howard-Snow (photograph by Fayer); Stella Deacon (photograph by Lenare)

August 23

  • Frontis: Mme Vladimir and her daughter, photograph by Cecil Beaton
  • p.331: John Gielgud as King Lear, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.332: Mona Inglesby, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.333: Mona Inglesby ballerina and choreographer and artistic director of the International ballet, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.335: Mrs Heather Mary Drummond, photograph by Navana Vandyk
  • p.340: The Duch and Duchesse de Guiche in Paris, photograph by David Gurney
  • p.341: Count La Cloche de Vallombreuse a hero of the French resistance, photograph by Barry Swaebe
  • p.353: Alan Moorhead in Villa Diana
  • p.357: Fashion, photograph by John French
  • p.358: Elvina Griffiths (photograph by Pearl Freeman); Amme Frances Hope Rodd (photograph by Navana Vandyk)

August 30

  • Frontis: Princess Margaret 20th birthday portrait taken in the East Gallery, Buckingham Palace , photograph by Baron
  • P.369: Nicholas Soames and Emma Soames as young children, grand-children of Winston Churchill, photographed on holiday in Frinton
  • p.375: Ernest Thesiger in ‘Always Afternoon’, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.377: Mr and Mrs Robert Beatty with their son Robert
  • p.379: Lady Caroline Giffard with her sister Lady Clare Giffard, photograph by Eric Coop
  • p.385: The Hon. Mrs Peter Rodd (Nancy Mitford) in home in Paris
  • p.404: Alison Mary Bentley (photograph by Fayer); Mary Elizabeth Besly (photograph by Lenare); Hon, Mrs A. Wellesley Colley (photograph by Navana Vandyk)

September 6

  • Frontis: Daughter of the King’s Private Secretary, elder d of Sir Alan Lascelles - Mrs Edward Renton, photograph by Baron
  • p.423: Patricia Burke and Duncan Macrae in The Atom Doctor
  • p.425: Leo Glen as Peter in The Wood Horse
  • p.450: Yvonne le Maistre Lloyd Howard, (photograph by Fayer); Regine Marien Legge (photograph by Harlip); Gillian Mary Leslie-Melville (photograph by Lenare); Philippa Maud Williams (photograph by Catherine Bell)

September 13

  • Frontis: Helen, Duchess of Northumberland, Mistress of the Queen’s Robes since 1937, photograph by Vivienne
  • p.472: Glynis John with her 5 year old son Gareth, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.475: Paul Draper and Larry Adler at London Palladium, photograph by Baron
  • p.482: Mrs Gilbert McAllister, wife of MP, with Glen & Malcolm, photograph by Bassano
  • p.483: Mrs R.P. Minnette-Lucas (née Wendy Milne), photograph by Pearl Freeman
  • p.495: Doris Leslie author with her two dogs Jasper and Charles

September 20

  • Frontis: King and Queen accompanied by Princess Margaret welcome 30,000 people to the Royal Highland Society
  • p.525: Robert Helpmann as Coppelius in Tales of Hoffmann, photograph by Baron
  • p.527: Olivia De Haviliand, no credit
  • p.529: Mme. Raid with her children Goli and Fereydoun, photograph by Yevonde
  • p.533: Lady Harvey, wife of British Ambassador to Paris, photograph by David Gurney
  • p.546: Monica Murray Mewburn (photograph by Lenare); Jennifer Hammersley (photograph by Eric Coop); Elizabeth Ann Whitty (photograph by Navana Vandyk); Betty Boyd (photograph by Fayer); Edith Mary de la Motte Darley (photograph by Harlip); Eleanor Kerans (photograph by Pearl Freeman)

September 27

  • Frontis: Princess Anne and nurse, photograph by Cecil Beaton
  • p.569: Robert Morley & Joan Terzel in the Little hut, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.571: Linda Christian, photograph by Cecil Beaton
  • p.578: Juliette Greco – Priscilla in Paris column
  • p.596: Rosemary Marsden (photograph by Fayer); Penelope Anne Tomlinson (photograph by Pearl Freeman); Marian lilywhite (photograph by Harlip)

October 4

  • Frontis: Lady Mary Cambridge, photograph by Eric Coop
  • p.17: Miles Malleson in Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.19: Jennifer Jones drawing, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.20: Paticia, Carol-Ann and John McCormanck with their cousin Patricia Pyke, photograph by Poole
  • p.21: Eileen Joyce, pianist born in Tasmania married to Christopher Mann
  • p.24: Sir Basil Brooke and Lady Brooke at home in Belfast, photograph by J. Allan Cash

October 11

  • p.69: Ruth Draper, now at Criterion Theatre, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.71: David Farrar, drawing by Fred Daniels
  • p.82: Cecil Day-Lewis with shadow silhouette
  • p.88: Anne Gertrude Michlem (photograph by Harlip); Anne Catherie de la Hey (photograph by Fayer); Elizabeth Balfour (photograph by Pearl Freeman); Angela Mary Darby (photograph by Vandyk)

October 25

  • Frontis: Angela Beaufort, Lady Walker, photograph by Baron
  • p.170: Hon Mrs Alexander Canning and son, photograph by Navana Vandyk
  • p.171: The new Lady Mayoress Mrs Denys Lowson, photograph by Harlip
  • p.172: Duchess Franca di Grazzano Visconti, photograph by F.J. Goodman – see NPG x195431
  • p.177: Viera, star of radio and Television, photograph by Fred Daniels

November 1

  • Frontis: Princess Anne with her mother, Princess Elizabeth, no credit
  • Pp.228-9: Royal family, Princess Anne’s christening
  • p.231: Richard Longmore, photograph by Eric Coop
  • p.231: Faith Hugh Smith, photograph by Pearl Freeman
  • p.241: Claudie Algeranova, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.256: Dawn Remnant (photograph by Bassano); Ailleen Fortune Hugh Smith (photograph by Pearl Freeman); Emily Lucy Kinloch (photograph by Fayer); Monica Primrose Kirke (photograph by Lenare)

November 8

  • Frontis: Prince Charles with his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, photograph by Baron
  • p.281: Jennifer, Jonathan and Julian Agnew, children of Geoffrey Agnew, photograph by Eric Coop
  • p. 293: David Niven, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.296: Sir Pierce Lacy, Bt hunting, photograph by Swaebe

November 15

  • Frontis: Mr Douglas Fairbanks Jr and wife formerly Mary Lee, photograph by Baron
  • p.339: John Mills, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.341: Hedy Lamarr
  • p.346: HM Queen Helen, Queen Mother of Romania, photograph by F.J Goodman
  • pp.348-9: Benno Moiseiwitsch (pianist), photographs by Van Hallan
  • p.359: George Bernard Shaw, at Ayot St. Lawrence, photograph by Baron

November 16

  • p.22: colour: Queen Elizabeth (when Princess Elizabeth) and Prince Charles in Malta

November 22

  • Frontis: Lord Mayor of London, Denys Lowson, with his wife
  • Pp.390-1: Royal Family at the Royal Variety Show
  • p.395: Selagh Fraser, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.396: Ronald Neame, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.402: Claude Cumberlege with his wife and daughter, Claudine, photograph by Duncan Melvin

November 29

  • Frontis: Mrs Michael Hawkins (née Virginia Heath) and her daughter Sarah, photograph by Baron
  • p.449: Alicia Markova, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.451: Susan Shaw and Paul Soskin, photograph by Fred Daniels
  • p.457: Colonna dei Marsi, photograph by F.J. Goodman
  • p.470: Howard Spring and Adelaide Russell (Mrs J.H. Geeder), photograph by Roskrow

December 6

  • Frontis: Anton Dolin as St. George in Where the Rainbow Ends, photograph by Vivienne
  • p.516: Vittorio Gassman, photograph by John Deakin

December 13

  • Frontis: Princess Elizabeth in Malta, no credit
  • p.595: Peggy Ashcroft, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.597: Kerima, photograph by Ray Hearne
  • p.600: Mrs Edmund de Rothschild (née Elizabeth Leutner) with her daughter Katherine Juliette, photograph by Vandyk
  • p.604: Marcella, Princess Borghese, photograph by John Deakin
  • p.618: Hilaire Belloc-Balliol, painting by James Gunn

December 20

  • Frontis: Hilde Zadeck, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.653: Anthony Pelly, photograph by Angus McBean
  • p.655: drawing of Margaret Lockwood by Fred Daniels
  • p.656: Hon. Patrick Robin Archibald Boyle, son of Viscount Boyle, photograph by Harry Stead
  • p.662: Mrs Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), photograph by F.J. Goodman – see NPG x75881
  • p.676: Alan Ross, no credit

December 27

  • Fontis: Duchess of Gloucester, photograph by Baron
  • p.697: Harold Goodwin and Elaine Wodson in The Silver Curlew, photograph by Houston Rogers
  • p.699: Marie Powers (American opera singer) in The Medium, photograph by John Deakin
  • p.701: Lady Elizabeth von Hofmannsthal with her children Sarah Arabella Marjorie and Octavian Charles Hugo
  • p.723: Jean Sibelius, no credit


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