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Amy Veness
Amy Veness
Amy Veness
(26 February 1876 – 22 September 1960) was an English film actress.[1] She played the role of Grandma Huggett in The Huggetts Trilogy and was sometimes credited as Amy Van Ness. Veness was born Amy Clarice Beart in Aldeburgh, Suffolk.[2][3] She was married to Basil Springett
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Charles Bryant (actor)
Charles Bryant (8 January 1879 – 7 August 1948) was a British actor and film director.Contents1 Life 2 Marriages and children 3 Death 4 Partial filmography 5 References 6 External linksLife[edit] Bryant was born in Hartford, Cheshire on 8 January 1879. He was educated at Ardingly College in Sussex. He left school at the age of 14 to become a stage actor, and three years later travelled to America to begin working on Broadway, starring in The First Born in 1887. Bryant starred in A Train of Incidents (1914), and War Brides (1916), which was also the first film his wife, Alla Nazimova featured in. Bryant and Nazimova signed with Metro Pictures in 1918 and starred alongside each other in a number of films including Revelation, Out of the Fog, and Billions. In 1918, Nazimova founded Nazimova Productions and it was there that Bryant began directing, with the pair creating a film adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s play Salome in 1923. Bryant and Nazimova's pairing was short lived
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The Huggetts (film Series)
The Huggetts is a series of three British films released in the late 1940s by Gainsborough Pictures, centreing on the character of Joe Huggett, played by veteran actor Jack Warner, the head of a working class London family. Along with the Gainsborough melodramas, the Huggetts were popular and lucrative films for the studio. The films document the various dramas of the family, including Joe Huggett standing for election, and a holiday to South Africa
South Africa
involving smuggled diamonds. The films were popular with post-war British audiences
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Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress is author Charles Dickens's second novel, and was first published as a serial 1837–39.[1] The story centres on orphan Oliver Twist, born in a workhouse and sold into apprenticeship with an undertaker
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The Man In Grey
The Man in Grey
The Man in Grey
is a 1943 British film melodrama made by Gainsborough Pictures, and is considered as the first of its "Gainsborough melodramas" (a series of period costume dramas). It was directed by Leslie Arliss and produced by Edward Black from a screenplay by Leslie Arliss and Margaret Kennedy, adapted by Doreen Montgomery from the novel The Man in Grey
The Man in Grey
by Eleanor Smith
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Alla Nazimova
Alla Nazimova
Alla Nazimova
(Russian: Алла Назимова; born Marem-Ides Leventon; June 3 [O.S. May 22] , 1879 – July 13, 1945) was a Russian actress who immigrated to the United States in 1905. On Broadway, she was noted for her work in the classic plays of Ibsen, Chekhov and Turgenev. Her efforts at silent film production were less successful, but a few sound-film performances survive as a record of her art. Nazimova openly conducted relationships with women, and her mansion on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard
Sunset Boulevard
was believed to be the scene of outlandish parties
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Lorna Doone (1934 Film)
Lorna
Lorna
is a feminine given name. The name is said to have been first coined by R. D. Blackmore
R. D. Blackmore
for the heroine of his novel Lorna
Lorna
Doone, which appeared in 1869. Blackmore appears to have derived this name from the Scottish placename Lorn/Lorne.[1][2] In the U.S., according to the 1990 census,[3] the name ranks 572 of 4275
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Royal Cavalcade
A cavalcade is a procession or parade on horseback, or a mass trail ride by a company of riders. The focus of a cavalcade is participation rather than display. Often, the participants do not wear costumes or ride in formation. Often, a cavalcade re-enacts an important historical event and follows a long distance trail. A cavalcade may also be a pilgrimage.Ceremonial entry into or departure from a townMany cavalcades involve ceremonial entries into and departures from towns and villages along the way. A small version of such a ceremonial entry is the "grand entry" that is traditional in many rodeos.[dubious – discuss] Long-distance cavalcades may acquire more riders who join from populated places along its route. The term cavalcade comes from the classical Latin word caballus, used to describe a strong work horse
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Sussex
Sussex
Sussex
(/ˈsʌsɪks/), from the Old English
Old English
Sūþsēaxe (South Saxons), is a historic county in South East England
South East England
corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex. It is bounded to the west by Hampshire, north by Surrey, northeast by Kent, south by the English Channel, and divided for many purposes into the ceremonial counties of West Sussex
West Sussex
and East Sussex. Brighton and Hove, though part of East Sussex, was made a unitary authority in 1997, and as such, is administered independently of the rest of East Sussex. Brighton and Hove
Brighton and Hove
was granted City status in 2000. Until then, Chichester
Chichester
was Sussex's only city. Sussex
Sussex
has three main geographic sub-regions, each oriented approximately east to west
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Suffolk
Suffolk
Suffolk
(/ˈsʌfək/) is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk
Norfolk
to the north, Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire
to the west and Essex
Essex
to the south. The North Sea
North Sea
lies to the east. The county town is Ipswich; other important towns include Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Felixstowe, one of the largest container ports in Europe.[2] The county is low-lying with very few hills, and is largely arable land with the wetlands of the Broads in the north
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Aldeburgh
Aldeburgh
Aldeburgh
(/ˈɔːlbrə/ AWL-brə) is a coastal town in the English county of Suffolk. Located on the North Sea
North Sea
coast to the north of the River Alde, the town is notable for having been the home of composer Benjamin Britten
Benjamin Britten
and as the centre of the international Aldeburgh Festival of arts at nearby Snape Maltings, founded by Britten in 1948.[2] It remains an artistic and literary centre, with an annual Poetry Festival and several food festivals and other cultural events.[2] A former Tudor port, Aldeburgh
Aldeburgh
was granted borough status in 1529 by Henry VIII
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England
England
England
is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.[6][7][8] It shares land borders with Scotland
Scotland
to the north and Wales
Wales
to the west. The Irish Sea
Irish Sea
lies northwest of England
England
and the Celtic Sea
Celtic Sea
lies to the southwest. England
England
is separated from continental Europe
Europe
by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel
English Channel
to the south
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Saltdean
Saltdean
Saltdean
is a coastal village and residential district located on the chalk cliffs of the south coast of England
England
in East Sussex, United Kingdom. It is situated on the eastern edge of the city of Brighton and Hove, with part (known as East Saltdean) outside the city boundary in Lewes
Lewes
district. Saltdean
Saltdean
is approximately 5 miles east of central Brighton, 5 miles west of Newhaven, and 6 miles south of Lewes
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The Show Goes On
The Show Goes On
The Show Goes On
is a 1937 British musical comedy film directed by Basil Dean
Basil Dean
and starring Gracie Fields, Owen Nares
Owen Nares
and John Stuart. Premise[edit] The Show Goes On
The Show Goes On
is a semi-autobiographical film about Sally Scowcroft (Gracie Fields) who is a mill worker who is plucked from obscurity and thrust towards fame and fortune by an ailing composer (Owen Nares) who needs a singer to perform his work. Cast[edit] Gracie Fields
Gracie Fields
as Sally Scowcroft Owen Nares
Owen Nares
as Martin Fraser John Stuart as Mack McDonald Horace Hodges as Sam Bishop Edward Rigby
Edward Rigby
as Mr. Scowcroft, Sally's Father Amy Veness
Amy Veness
as Mrs
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The Angelus (film)
The Angelus is a 1937 British crime film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Anthony Bushell, Nancy O'Neil and Garry Marsh.[1] The plot follows a nun who leaves her convent to hunt down a murderer. Cast[edit]Anthony Bushell - Brian Ware Nancy O'Neil - June Rowland Eve Gray - Elsie Blake Mary Glynne - Sister Angelica Garry Marsh - Fen Markham Richard Cooper - Kenneth Blake Charles Carson - John Ware Amy Veness - Mrs
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Yellow Sands (film)
Yellow Sands is a 1938 British comedy drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Marie Tempest, Belle Chrystall, Wilfrid Lawson and Robert Newton.[1] It was based on the 1926 play Yellow Sands by Adelaide and Eden Philpotts.[2]Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 References 4 External linksPlot[edit] A rural comedy about a rich dying woman's relatives that are about to be disappointed by the contents of her will. Cast[edit] Marie Tempest
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