Elsa Lanchester, Herself
Being known as The Bride of Frankenstein is an unusual form of fame, but for Elsa Lanchester the unusual came naturally. Born to radical socialist parents, Elsa attended an all-boys school and later studied in Paris with dance pioneer Isadora Duncan. At 17, she opened her own theater, which was frequented by writers such as H. G. Wells, Aldous Huxl…
Published date: January 1, 1983
@alexsteed Charles Laughton was a gay man married to a woman whose mother was a militant socialist feminist. Elsa Lanchester was fucking amazing and I cannot recommend her book Elsa Lanchester, Herself, more.