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D. B. Wyndham Lewis

Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis FRSL (9 March 1891 – 21 November 1969) was a British writer best known for his humorous contributions to newspapers and for biographies. [1]

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Alfred Hitchcock

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer.

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Beachcomber (pen name)

Beachcomber was the nom de plume used by two humorous columnists, D. B. Wyndham Lewis and, chiefly, J. B. Morton, as authors of the Daily Express column "By the Way" in the period 1919–1975.

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Bystander (magazine)

The Bystander was a British weekly tabloid magazine that featured reviews, topical drawings, cartoons and short stories.

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Cardiff

Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital and largest city in Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is, the largest Christian church, with more than 1.25 billion members worldwide.

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Charles Bennett (screenwriter)

Charles Bennett (2 August 1899 – 15 June 1995) was an English playwright, screenwriter and director probably best known for his work with Alfred Hitchcock.

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Charles Lee (author)

Charles James Lee (2 March 1870– 11 May 1956) was born in London.

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Charles V of France

Charles V (21 January 1338 – 16 September 1380), called the Wise (French: "le Sage"), was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1364 to his death.

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Chick (1936 film)

Chick is a 1936 British comedy crime film directed by Michael Hankinson and starring Sydney Howard, Betty Ann Davies and Fred Conyngham.

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Daily Express

The Daily Express is a daily national middle market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom.

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Daily Mail

The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole.

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François Rabelais

François Rabelais (between 1483 and 1494 – 9 April 1553) was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar.

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François Villon

François Villon (pronounced in modern French; in fifteenth-century French), born in Paris in 1431 and disappeared from view in 1463, is the best known French poet of the late Middle Ages.

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Francisco Goya

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (30 March 1746 – 16 April 1828) was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns.

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Francophile

A Francophile (gallophile) is a person who has a strong affinity towards the French language, French history, French culture or french people.

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Hyde Park Corner (film)

Hyde Park Corner is a 1935 British comedy crime film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Gordon Harker, Binnie Hale and Eric Portman.

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J. B. Morton

John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Michael Morton, better known by his preferred abbreviation J. B. Morton (7 June 1893 – 10 May 1979) was an English humorous writer noted for authoring a column called "By the Way" under the pen name 'Beachcomber' in the Daily Express from 1924 to 1975.

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James Boswell

James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck (29 October 1740 – 19 May 1795), was a Scottish lawyer, diarist, and author born in Edinburgh.

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Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.

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Louis XI of France

Louis XI (3 July 1423 – 30 August 1483), called the Prudent (le Prudent), was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1461 to 1483.

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Midnight Menace

Midnight Menace is a 1937 British thriller film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Charles Farrell, Margaret Vyner, Fritz Kortner and Danny Green.

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Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (or;; 29 September 1547 (assumed)22 April 1616), often simply called Cervantes, was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright.

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Molière

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (1622–1673), was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature.

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News Chronicle

The News Chronicle was a British daily newspaper.

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Pen name

A pen name, nom de plume, or literary double is a pseudonym adopted by an author.

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Pierre de Ronsard

Pierre de Ronsard (11 September 1524 – 27 December 1585) was a French poet and "prince of poets" (as his own generation in France called him).

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Robert Southey

Robert Southey (or; August 12, 1774 in Bristol – March 21, 1843 in London) was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the so-called "Lake Poets", and Poet Laureate for 30 years from 1813 to his death in 1843.

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Ronald Searle

Ronald William Fordham Searle, CBE, RDI (3 March 1920 – 30 December 2011) was a British artist and satirical cartoonist.

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Royal Society of Literature

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) is a learned society and the "senior literary organisation in Britain".

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St Trinian's School

St Trinian's is a fictional boarding school for girls, the creation of English cartoonist Ronald Searle, that later became the subject of a popular series of comedy films.

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Sunday Referee

The Sunday Referee was a Sunday newspaper in the United Kingdom.

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Take a Chance (1937 film)

Take a Chance is a 1937 British comedy sports film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Claude Hulbert, Binnie Hale and Henry Kendall.

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The Gay Adventure

The Gay Adventure is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Yvonne Arnaud, Barry Jones and Nora Swinburne.

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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934 film)

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) is a British suspense film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, featuring Peter Lorre, and released by Gaumont British.

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Three Men in a Boat (1933 film)

Three Men in a Boat is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Graham Cutts and starring William Austin, Edmund Breon, Billy Milton and Davy Burnaby.

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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).

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Wyndham Lewis

Percy Wyndham Lewis (18 November 1882 – 7 March 1957) was an English painter and author (he dropped the name 'Percy', which he disliked).

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1934 in film

This is a list of films that were released in 1934.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._B._Wyndham_Lewis

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