The Big Gamble
'Aunt Cathleen' / Aunt Cathleen (as Dame Sybil Thorndike)
Emma Morgan (as Dame Sybil Thorndike)
Nurse Edith Cavell
The Distaff Side (1934). Comedy. Written by John Van Druten
. Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Directed by Auriol Lee
. Booth Theatre: 25 Sep 1934- Feb 1935 (closing date unknown/177 performances). Cast: Charles Bryant (as "Christopher Venables"), Charles Campbell (as "Charles Hubbard"), Clifford Evans
(as "Toby Chegwidden"),
4 Print Biographies |
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Dame Sybil Thorndike | Dame Sybil Thorndyke
5' 4¾" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
[on her husband] Divorce, never! Murder, often!
In 1940, during WWII, her son John, who was in the military, was reported missing and presumed dead. She and her husband had no further news about him until the war ended in 1945 and they found out he had been captured and was still alive. He was home within a few weeks.