The Big Gamble
'Aunt Cathleen' / Aunt Cathleen (as Dame Sybil Thorndike)
Emma Morgan (as Dame Sybil Thorndike)
Nurse Edith Cavell
Active on Broadway in the following productions:
4 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
3 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Dame Sybil Thorndike | Dame Sybil Thorndyke
5' 4¾" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
[on her husband] Divorce, never! Murder, often!
Both she and husband Sir Lewis Casson
took a keen interest in politics and were supporters of the Popular Front government in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, which was fighting against the Nazi-supported forces of Francisco Franco
. She joined Emma Goldman, Rebecca West
, Fenner Brockway
and C.E.M. Joad
in establishing the Committee to Aid Homeless Spanish Women and Children. Both she and Lewis...