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Trial of Elvira Barney

by Peter Cotes

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Published by David and Charles in Newton Abbot, North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barney, Elvira.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith an introduction and edited by Peter Cotes.
    SeriesCelebrated trials series, Celebrated trials series (Newton Abbot, England)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD373.B3 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4901057M
    ISBN 100715372947
    LC Control Number76045510
    OCLC/WorldCa3294378

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This book is the definitive account of a famous murder case. There is no doubt or mystery about the case (except maybe how on earth the jury found Elvira 'not guilty'), but Peter Cotes' book is a must for true crime buffs, and a thoroughly entertaining read, offering an enjoyable if ultimately depressing dive into the fading world of the Bright Young Things as the s gave way to the rather grimmer s.5/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cotes, Peter, Trial of Elvira Barney. Newton Abbot ; North Pomfret, Vt.: David and Charles, Elvira Enid Barney was an English socialite and actress known professionally as Dolores Ashley. She was tried for the murder of her lover, Michael Scott Stephen, in The trial was widely reported by the British press.

She was later found not guilty, but died four years later in a Paris hotel room. Barney was part of the Bright Young Things group of socialites and aristocrats in the : Elvira Enid Mullens, Janu Follow Elvira Barney and explore their bibliography from 's Elvira Barney Author Page.

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The Cafe de Paris, the Trial of Elvira Barney and the death of Snakehips Johnson Elvira Barney arriving at her parents house at 6 Belgrave Square, 7th July Visiting England apparently on a whim and a year before she appeared in her first film late inLouise Brooks became a dancer at the Cafe de Paris in Coventry Street.

This book is about the manifold interpretations and readings to which the concept of home lends itself. The authors show that home is a socially constructed phenomenon, with blurry boundaries and not free of conflict. It also shows that individuals.

The fact that Elvira Barney was charged with murder means that the processes of investigation that led to the courts, and the trial itself, have left an archival record that can be explored.

The seriousness of the alleged crime also generated many more newspaper column inches than less sudden or suspi­ cious deaths at home at the time. Elvira Barney was cleared of the murder charges against her and released. Her trial had made the front pages of the country’s newspapers.

Now, Elvira stepped out of the public eye. Cafe de Paris today (Photo: Rex Features). Trial of Elvira Barney.

Newton Abbot ; North Pomfret, Vt: David and Charles. MLA Citation. Cotes, Peter. Trial of Elvira Barney / with an introduction and edited by Peter Cotes David and Charles Newton Abbot ; North Pomfret, Vt Australian/Harvard Citation.

Cotes, Peter. Buy Trial of Elvira Barney by Peter Cotes online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. During the trial the former attorney-general depicted Elvira as ‘a young woman with the rest of her life before her’.

Unfortunately, the rest of her life lasted just four more years, and on Christmas morning in she was found dead in a Parisian hotel room after a.

Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase I had been aware for years of the famous murder case, in which a wealthy socialite, Elvira Barney, living a smart, louche party life, shot her toyboy lover Michael Stephen in her fashionable Knightsbridge mews flat.

Elvira Barney Case. There has, in the past, been some high profile murder trials at the Old Bailey in the `s & 30`s. The most famous was the trial of Edith Thompson & Fred Bywaters, in which Edith was convicted on her morals and a judge, said to have been biased towards her because she betrayed her middle class husband and had an affair with a working class young man.

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Two other worthies, connected with the judicial system, but who would have gone largely unnoticed at the trial, were to to develop prolific careers as writers. One was H.C.

Leon and the other C.R. Hewitt. As Henry Cecil andrespectively, their books .Featuring Elvira Barney and the background, before and after the proceedings of her trial for murder.

The author's book, 'The Trial of Elvira Barney' was published shortly after this talk. 27pp. booklet. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate.Mrs.

Barney. For me, of course, mention of Elvira is a bonus, but the whole book is bursting with apt and amusing references. There are too many highlights to dwell on but the more literary minded might enjoy the affectionate but barbed pastiches of Huxley, Bennett, Mansfield and .