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Record Number: 7041


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I read the scenario of "The Old Wives" Tale.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Aug 1921 and 29 Sep 1921

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: own yacht

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Arnold Bennett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

27 May 1867

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer/editor/reviewer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Old Wives' Tale, The

Genre:

film scenario

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet, typescript film scenario

Publication Details

film had first public showing in January 1922

Provenance

borrowed (other)
from publisher


Source Information:

Record ID:

7041

Source:

Print

Author:

Arnold Bennett

Editor:

James Hepburn

Title:

Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker

Place of Publication:

London: Oxford University Press

Date of Publication:

1966

Vol:

1

Page:

296

Additional Comments:

in a letter from Arnold Bennett , 29 September 1921, from Yacht Marie Marguerite

Citation:

Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker (London: Oxford University Press, 1966), 1, p. 296, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7041, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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