Robert Donat(1905-1958), Actor
Sitter in 5 portraits
Film and stage actor; popular for restrained, dignified performances in films such as The Thirty-Nine Steps (1935) and The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958); known for his beautiful voice and clarity of diction, particularly apparent in Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral (1953).
by Houston Rogers
bromide press print, 1953
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