March 18 Thursday.

Goodbye to the Mc Cormacks.
* Publication day of Trojan Ending.
Poem sorting.
Mist. Ida did not come so I did housework.
Laura went to bed early[RG] at 4. and nothing much happened for the rest of the day.
News that Merle Oberon has been injured in a car-smash & the I, Claudius film is likely to be scrapped.
News of definite breach of non-intervention (acknowledged by British Govt [Government]) by Italians.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    maid at Villa Guidi eds.
  • McCormacks

    McCormack, Walter & Violet
    Tenants of Ca'n Torrent. Had two daughters: Jennifer, a dancer, & Betty. Continued their friendship with Robert and Laura in England. eds.
  • Merle Oberon

    Oberon, Merle
    actress (1911-1979), married to Alexander Korda eds.


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