German-Speaking Emigrés
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MAN OF DISTINCTION


Title of The Play MAN OF DISTINCTION
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1957
Place of Premiere Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
Language(s) English
Genre Comedy
Based on/Source  
Producer(s) Denis Carey
Director Denis Carey
Author Walter Hasenclever
Cast Anton Walbrook, Moira Shearer, Eric Porter, Peter Bull, John Warner, Aubrey Richards, Prunella Scales, Yvonne Coulette
Literature Times, 27 August 1957
Spectator, 30 August 1957
Punch, 4 September 1957
Jewish Chronicle, 1 November 1957
Special notes The production started its London run at the Princes Theatre in October 1957. Original German title of the play: "Ein besserer Herr".




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