Sat. Oct 10th

Maisie came & talked about things: limitations of present-day people chiefly. Rang up Black about money to Paris. Rang up Denham: arranged to meet Korda & Richmond on Thursday. Mentioned Antigua film developments.
Table arrived.[RG]
Bridget to lunch, tried on new blue bonnet-hat for Laura stayed till 5.
To Kyllmann about advertising again.
Rested in late[RG] afternoon: to news film with Laura. Saw Franco proclaimed dictator.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Paris

    France
  • Denham

    England
    usually associated with Denham Studios and Alexander Korda eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Maisie

    Sommerville, Maisie
    Head of BBC Education broadcasting department. Friend of R.G. and L.R. Arranged accomodation for them when they returned to London as exiles. W.G., eds.
  • Kyllmann

    Kyllmann, O.K.
    of Constable's RG; also referred to as O.K. eds
  • Black

    Black
    associated with Graves' work with Alexander Korda eds.
  • Korda

    Korda, Alexander
    Director of the film version of I Claudius.
  • Ian

    Richmond, Dr. Ian
    Professor of Archaeology who advised A. Korda on historical authenticity for the making of I, Claudius RPG p. 255-6
  • Bridget

    Bridget
    London milliner, with Aage Tharup's KG
  • Franco

    Franco, General
    Spanish General; led the Nationalist forces against the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War; Spanish Head of State from 1939-1969.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936