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By Margaret Powell

ISBN-10: 8484288382

ISBN-13: 9788484288381

En los angeles primera casa en que entró a trabajar como pinche de cocina, a los quince años, Margaret Powell se quedó atónita cuando le dijeron que, entre sus tareas, figuraba los angeles de planchar los cordones de los zapatos. l. a. señora de los angeles casa le prohibió, además, entregarle en mano cualquier cosa: siempre tenía que ser «en bandeja de plata». period l. a. Inglaterra de los años 20, y en ella una chica empleada en el servicio doméstico tenía que mentir a los chicos si quería encontrar novio: ellos las llamaban «esclavas».

En el piso de abajo son las memorias de una mujer sedienta de educación que no comprende que, cuando pedía un libro de l. a. biblioteca de sus señores, estos l. a. miraran incrédulos y espantados. Con el tiempo, aprendió por su cuenta y en 1968 publicó este libro, que ha sido l. a. fuente reconocida de inspiración de sequence como «Arriba y abajo» y «Downton Abbey», pero mucho más incisiva e intencionada que ellas. En el sótano, a «ellos» (como llamaban a los señores) se les hacía «una especie de psicoanálisis de cocina, sin cabida para Freud. Creo que nosotros sabíamos de l. a. vida sexual ajena mucho más de lo que él llegó a saber nunca». Penetrante en su observación de las relaciones entre clases, libre y deslenguada en los angeles expresión de sus deseos, Margaret Powell nos cuenta qué significaba para los de abajo preparar las cenas de seis platos de los de arriba. Un documento excepcional.

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He shook her hand and sauntered out the door of the restaurant. ” Hollywood is full of such organisms! Probably an entire book could be written about this subject. A more digestible way of describing a parasite in human form is to detail the actions of these people. In 1954 I arrived in Hollywood bright eyed and bushy tailed, ready to start my film-acting career. I came with a friend from college who had the same ambitions. I had one connection with someone that might be of help in establishing me, an actor who had worked with both my brothers at the Jewish People’s Institute in Chicago.

Robert Christopher and I were talking about our exploits in show business. Robert, who just turned ninety and looks years younger, has acted in scores of films and was telling me about his role in The Barefoot Contessa, which he did many years ago. He also talked about Rome and acting in Europe, where he spent some time working in films. He always sits at the same table and is irritated if, when he arrives, other people are there. ” It consists of aging Italian actors who have worked in films over the years.

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