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Cary Grant

Cary Grant: From Knockabout to Knockout

In this illustrated talk, our guest expert will look at how Bristol-born Archie Leach became a superstar.

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Total runtime 90min

Cary Grant is famously quoted as saying, ‘Everybody wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant.’ In this illustrated talk Dr Charlotte Crofts, academic and director of the Cary Comes Home festival, will discuss how Bristol-born Archie Leach, son of a tailor’s presser, reinvented himself as a global film star and style icon, whose image still circulates as the epitome of elegance.

Tickets £6.50


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