Thursday. Sept 10th

L & I to Denham by car: lunch with Korda. Discussed Troy. Decided to have talk with me after my[RG] seeing the Claudius scenario. Offered to be with us at Jenny's Dorchester opening.
Met Catherine at Paddington: supper in a pub off Oxford St. Went with her alone to a cinema – Secret Agent1 – came out when climbing precipices started.
To Curzon House where C. had to sleep in Diana's most untidy room.

Editorial Notes

11936 movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Curzon House

    Mayfair, London, England
    Jenny Graves' lodgings starting September, 1936 eds.
  • Oxford Street

    London, England
  • Denham

    usually associated with Denham Studios and Alexander Korda eds.
  • Dorchester Hotel

    London, England
    Hotel where Jenny Graves performed eds.
  • Paddington

    London, England

People Mentioned

  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Laura

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

    Nicholson, Catherine
    Catherine Nicholson: (1922- ) third of four children of Robert Graves and Nancy Nicholson. eds.
  • Korda

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

    Jenny Graves' flat-mate at Curzon House KG


    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Claudius [the film: based on I, Claudius, directed by Alexander Korda, starring Charles Laughton. It was never completed.]