Monday, 7 March 2011

Style Icon XX: Clive Brook

I have dealt with Clive Brook before but he has to have a place here too. In the still, he is with Mary Carlisle, in Love in Exile (1936). He was, amongst other things, the first screen Sherlock Holmes of the talkie era and was, along with Cedric Hardwicke, James Mason, Ronald Colman and Herbert Marshall an early and senior member of the 'British Raj' in California.

He is less remembered than they because he returned to England with his family towards the end of the 1930s and so does not appear in Hollywood films after that time:

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