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Earl Amherst in The Boy Actor / Captain Coward / Sail Away

The Boy Actor / Captain Coward / Sail Away

1998 NR

This collection of three documentary-style programs traces the life and work of Noel Coward, an English actor, playwright and composer who was both popular and prolific. "The Boy Actor" chronicles Coward's humble beginnings and his eventual rise to worldwide fame; "Captain Coward" tracks his experiences traveling to the Far East and entertaining Allied troops; and "Sail Away" focuses on his final years as a tax exile living abroad.