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Anna Lee
Anna Lee, MBE (born Joan Boniface Winnifrith; 2 January 1913 – 14 May 2004)[1][2] was a British-born American actress.[3][4]Contents1 Career1.1 Britain 1.2 United States2 Personal life 3 Awards and honours 4 Complete filmography 5 Partial television credits 6 References 7 Sources 8 External linksCareer[edit] Britain[edit] Lee trained at the Royal Albert Hall,[5] then made her début with a bit part in His Lordship
His Lordship
(1932), when she was 19.[3] She played a number of minor, often uncredited, roles in films during the early 1930s. She gradually began to get more prominent roles in quota quickies, particularly those made for Paramount British.[6] She became known for her roles in films set amongst the wealthy particularly in Chelsea Life (1933), in which she starred with Louis Hayward
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Val Lewton
Val Lewton (May 7, 1904 – March 14, 1951) was a Russian-American novelist, film producer and screenwriter best known for a string of low-budget horror films he produced for RKO Pictures in the 1940s. His son, also named Val Lewton, was a painter and exhibition designer.Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 Career2 Filmography2.1 RKO 2.2 Other3 Novels 4 Short stories 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksBiography[edit] Early life[edit] Lewton was born Vladimir Ivanovich Leventon (Russian: Владимир Иванович Левентон, Ukrainian: Володимир Іванович Левентон) in Yalta, Imperial Russia (now in Ukraine), in 1904. He was of Jewish descent, the son of moneylender Max Hofschneider and Nina Leventon, a pharmacist's daughter.[1] The family converted to Christianity.[2] He was nephew of actress Alla Nazimova. His mother left his father and moved to Berlin, taking their children with her
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Louis Hayward
Louis Charles Hayward (19 March 1909 – 21 February 1985) was a Johannesburg-born, British-American actor. He became an American citizen in December 1941.[2]Contents1 Biography1.1 English career 1.2 Move to United States 1.3 U.S. movie career 1.4 Edward Small 1.5 War service 1.6 Return to Hollywood 1.7 Television 1.8 Later career2 Personal life 3 Death 4 Selected filmography 5 Sources 6 References 7 External linksBiography[edit] Born in Johannesburg, Louis Hayward
Louis Hayward
lived in South Africa and was educated in France and England, including Latymer Upper School
Latymer Upper School
in Hammersmith, London.[3] He spent some time managing a night club but wanted to act and bought into a stock company. English career[edit] He became a protege of Noël Coward
Noël Coward
and began appearing in London in plays such as Dracula and Another Language
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Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
(/ˈhɒliwʊd/ HOL-ee-wuud) is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. This densely populated neighborhood is notable as the home of the U.S
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Repertory Theatre
A repertory theatre (also called repertory, rep or stock) can be a Western theatre or opera production in which a resident company presents works from a specified repertoire, usually in alternation or rotation. In the British system, however, it used to be that even quite small towns would support a rep and the resident company would present a different play every week, either a revival from the full range of classics or, if given the chance, a new play, once the rights had been released after a West End or Broadway run. However the companies were not known for trying out untried new work
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Forever And A Day (1943 Film)
Forever
Forever
or 4ever may refer to:Contents1 Books 2 Film 3 Television3.1 Series 3.2 Episodes4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 EPs 4.3 Songs5 Brands 6 Other uses 7 See alsoBooks[edit]Forever..
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Hollywood, California
Hollywood
Hollywood
(/ˈhɒliwʊd/ HOL-ee-wuud) is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. This densely populated neighborhood is notable as the home of the U.S
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Music Hall
Music hall
Music hall
is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era
Victorian era
circa 1850 and lasting until 1960. It involved a mixture of popular songs, comedy, speciality acts, and variety entertainment. The term is derived from a type of theatre or venue in which such entertainment took place. British music hall was similar to American vaudeville, featuring rousing songs and comic acts, while in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
the term "vaudeville"' referred to more working-class types of entertainment that would have been termed "burlesque" in America. Originating in saloon bars within public houses during the 1830s, music hall entertainment became increasingly popular with audiences, so much so, that during the 1850s, some public houses were demolished and specialised music hall theatres developed in their place
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Michael Balcon
Sir Michael Elias Balcon (19 May 1896 – 17 October 1977) was an English film producer, known for his leadership of Ealing Studios
Ealing Studios
from 1938 to 1955. He left after ownership had changed for a second time. Under his direction, it became the most notable British film studio. Balcon had earlier co-founded Gainsborough Pictures
Gainsborough Pictures
with Victor Saville in 1923; later working with Gaumont British, which absorbed their studio. Later still he worked with MGM-British. In 1956 he founded a production company known as Ealing
Ealing
Films, and later headed British Lion Films
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Ealing Studios
Ealing
Ealing
Studios is a television and film production company and facilities provider at Ealing
Ealing
Green in west London. Will Barker
Will Barker
bought the White Lodge on Ealing
Ealing
Green in 1902 as a base for film making, and films have been made on the site ever since. It is the oldest continuously working studio facility for film production in the world,[1] and the current stages were opened for the use of sound in 1931. It is best known for a series of classic films produced in the post-WWII years, including Kind Hearts and Coronets
Kind Hearts and Coronets
(1949), Passport to Pimlico (1949), The Lavender Hill Mob
The Lavender Hill Mob
(1951), and The Ladykillers (1955)
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Egypt
Coordinates: 26°N 30°E / 26°N 30°E / 26; 30Arab Republic
Republic
of Egyptجمهورية مصر العربيةArabic: Jumhūrīyat Miṣr al-ʿArabīyahEgyptian: Gomhoreyet Maṣr El ʿArabeyahFlagCoat of armsAnthem: "Bilady, Bilady, Bilady" "بلادي، بلادي، بلادي" "My country, my country, my country"Capital and largest city Cairo 30°2′N 31°13′E / 30.033°N 31.217°E / 30.033; 31.217Official languages Arabic[a]National language Egyptian ArabicReligion90% Islam 9% Orthodox Christian 1% Other Christian[1]Demonym EgyptianGovernment Unitary semi-presidential republic• PresidentAbdel Fattah el-Sisi• Prime MinisterSherif IsmailLegislature House of RepresentativesEstablishment• Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt[2][3][b]c
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Jessie Matthews
Jessie Matthews, OBE (11 March 1907 – 19 August 1981) was an English actress, dancer and singer of the 1920s and 1930s, whose career continued into the post-war period.[1][2] After a string of hit stage musicals and films in the mid-1930s, Matthews developed a following in the USA, where she was dubbed "The Dancing Divinity".[3] Her British studio was reluctant to let go of its biggest name, which resulted in offers for her to work in Hollywood being repeatedly rejected.[4]Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 Stage career 1.3 Stage Star 1.4 Film Star 1.5 World War II 1.6 Post-war career 1.7 Later career2 Personal life 3 Theatre 4 Filmography 5 Box office ranking 6 Home video 7 Legacy 8 Bibliography and sources 9 References 10 External linksBiography[edit] Early life[edit] Jessie Margaret Matthews was born in a flat behind a butcher's shop at 94 Berwick Street, Soho, London,[5] in relative poverty, the seventh of sixteen children (of whom eleven sur
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John Wayne
Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), known professionally as John Wayne
John Wayne
and nicknamed Duke, was an American actor and filmmaker.[1] An Academy Award-winner for True Grit (1969), Wayne was among the top box office draws for three decades.[2][3] Born in Winterset, Iowa, Wayne grew up in Southern California. He was president of Glendale High class of 1925.[4] He found work at local film studios when he lost his football scholarship to the University of Southern California
Southern California
as a result of a bodysurfing accident.[5]:63–64 Initially working for the Fox Film Corporation, he appeared mostly in small bit parts
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Leading Lady
Leading lady is a term often applied to the leading actress in the performance if her character is the protagonist. It is also an informal term for the actress who plays a secondary lead, usually a love interest, to the leading actor in a film or play. A leading lady can also be an actress of renown. For example, Lynn Fontanne and Helen Hayes were both referred to as the "leading lady of the theatre" in their time. Similarly, Mary Pickford was called the "leading lady" of the cinema. The term has been applied to an actress who is often associated with one particular actor. For example, Olivia de Havilland was Errol Flynn's leading lady in several films, Katharine Hepburn had a similar association with Spencer Tracy, Lauren Bacall with Humphrey Bogart, and Maureen O'Hara with John Wayne
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Gainsborough Pictures
Gainsborough Pictures
Gainsborough Pictures
was a British film studio based on the south bank of the Regent's Canal, in Poole Street, Hoxton
Hoxton
in the former Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch, London. Gainsborough Studios were active between 1924 and 1951. The company was initially based at Islington Studios
Islington Studios
which were built as a power station for the Great Northern & City Railway and was later converted to studios. Other films were made at Lime Grove and Pinewood Studios. The former Islington studios were demolished in 2002 and flats built on the site in 2004. A London Borough of Hackney
London Borough of Hackney
historical plaque is attached to the building.[1] The studio is best remembered for the Gainsborough melodramas it produced in the 1940s
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Second World War
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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