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John Edward Boulting (21 December 1913 – 17 June 1985) and Roy Alfred Clarence Boulting (21 December 1913 – 5 November 2001), known collectively as the Boulting brothers, were English filmmakers and identical twins who became known for their popular series of satirical comedies in the 1950s and 1960s. [1]

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A French Mistress

A French Mistress is a 1960 British comedy film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Cecil Parker, James Robertson Justice, Agnès Laurent, Ian Bannen, Raymond Huntley, Irene Handl and Thorley Walters.

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Anthony Asquith

Anthony William Lars Asquith (9 November 1902 – 20 February 1968) was a leading English film director.

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Anton Rodgers

Anthony "Anton" Rodgers (10 January 1933 – 1 December 2007) was an English actor and occasional director.

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Berkshire (abbreviated Berks, in the 17th century sometimes spelled Barkeshire as it is pronounced) is a county in south east England, west of London and is one of the home counties.

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Bray, Berkshire

Bray, occasionally Bray on Thames, is a large suburban village and civil parish in the English county of Berkshire.

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Brighton Rock (1948 film)

Brighton Rock is a 1948 British gangster film noir directed by John Boulting and starring Richard Attenborough as violent gang leader Pinkie Brown (reprising his breakthrough West End creation of the character some three years earlier), Carol Marsh as the innocent girl he marries, and Hermione Baddeley as an amateur sleuth investigating a murder he committed.

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Brothers in Law (film)

Brothers in Law is a 1957 British comedy film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Richard Attenborough, Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas and Jill Adams.

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Burma Victory

Burma Victory is a 1945 British documentary about the Burma Campaign during World War Two.

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Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.

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Carlton-Browne of the F.O.

Carlton-Browne of the F.O. (U.S. title: Man in a Cocked Hat) is a 1959 British comedy film made by the Boulting Brothers.

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Casting (performing arts)

In the performing arts industry such as Theatre, Film, or Television, a casting (or casting call) is a pre-production process for selecting a certain type of actor, dancer, singer, or extra for a particular role or part in a script, screenplay, or teleplay.

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Charlotte Rampling

Tessa Charlotte Rampling, (born 5 February 1946) is an English actress, model and singer, known for her work in European arthouse films in English, French, and Italian.

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Crispian Mills

Crispian Mills (born 18 January 1973 as Crispian John David Boulting; spiritual name Krishna Kanta Das) is an English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and film director.

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Demographics of South Africa

The demographics of South Africa encompasses about 56 million people of diverse origins, cultures, languages, and religions.

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Desert Victory

Desert Victory is a 1943 film produced by the British Ministry of Information, documenting the Allies' North African campaign against Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and the Afrika Korps.

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Earl of Hardwicke

Earl of Hardwicke is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Elle (magazine)

Elle is a worldwide lifestyle magazine of French origin that focuses on fashion, beauty, health, and entertainment.

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Extra (acting)

A background actor or extra is a performer in a film, television show, stage, musical, opera or ballet production, who appears in a nonspeaking or nonsinging (silent) capacity, usually in the background (for example, in an audience or busy street scene).

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Eynsham is an expanding village and civil parish about north-west of Oxford and east of Witney, in Oxfordshire, England.

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Fame Is the Spur (film)

Fame is the Spur is a 1947 British drama film directed by Roy Boulting.

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A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Film director

A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.

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Film producer

A film producer is a person who oversees the production of a film.

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Frank Capra

Frank Russell Capra (born Francesco Rosario Capra; May 18, 1897September 3, 1991) was a Sicilian American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s.

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Frank Harvey (English screenwriter)

Frank Harvey was an English screenwriter and playwright who jointly won a BAFTA Award with John Boulting and Alan Hackney for I'm All Right Jack in 1960.

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Gene Kelly

Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer.

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Goldie Hawn

Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an American actress, producer, and occasional singer.

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Graham Greene

Henry Graham Greene (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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Happy Is the Bride

Happy Is the Bride is a 1958 black and white British comedy film written and directed by Roy Boulting and starring Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Cecil Parker, Terry-Thomas and Joyce Grenfell.

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Hayley Mills

Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills (born 18 April 1946) is an English actress.

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Heavens Above!

Heavens Above! is a 1963 British satirical comedy film starring Peter Sellers, directed by John and Roy Boulting, who also co-wrote along with Frank Harvey, from an idea by Malcolm Muggeridge.

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High Treason (1951 film)

High Treason is a 1951 British espionage thriller.

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Hywel Bennett

Hywel Thomas Bennett (8 April 1944 – 25 July 2017) was a Welsh film and television actor.

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I Started Something I Couldn't Finish

"I Started Something I Couldn't Finish" is a song by the English rock band the Smiths.

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I'm All Right Jack

I'm All Right Jack is a 1959 British comedy film directed and produced by John and Roy Boulting from a script by Frank Harvey, John Boulting and Alan Hackney based on the novel Private Life by Hackney.

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Ian Carmichael

Ian Gillett Carmichael, OBE (18 June 1920 – 5 February 2010) was an English actor best known for his roles in the films of the Boulting brothers such as Private's Progress (1956) and I'm All Right Jack (1959).

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Ingrid Boulting

Ingrid Boulting was born in Transvaal in 1947 – step-daughter of English film-maker Roy Boulting and niece of John Boulting and Sydney Boulting a.k.a. Peter Cotes.

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Inquest (1939 film)

Inquest is a 1939 British crime film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Elizabeth Allan, Herbert Lomas, Hay Petrie and Barbara Everest.

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International Brigades

The International Brigades (Brigadas Internacionales) were paramilitary units set up by the Communist International to assist the Popular Front government of the Second Spanish Republic during the Spanish Civil War.

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Jeffrey Hunter

Jeffrey Hunter (born Henry Herman McKinnies Jr.; November 25, 1926 – May 27, 1969) was an American film and television actor and producer known for his roles in films such as The Searchers and King of Kings.

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John Mills

Sir John Mills, (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills, 22 February 190823 April 2005) was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades.

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Josephine and Men

Josephine and Men is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Glynis Johns, Jack Buchanan, Donald Sinden and Peter Finch.

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Journey Together

Journey Together (1945) is a British drama war film directed by John Boulting and starring Richard Attenborough, Jack Watling and David Tomlinson.

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Kingsley Amis

Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE (16 April 1922 – 22 October 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher.

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Lucky Jim (1957 film)

Lucky Jim is a 1957 British comedy film directed by John Boulting and starring Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas and Hugh Griffith.

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Martin Niemöller

Friedrich Gustav Emil Martin Niemöller (14 January 18926 March 1984) was a German anti-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor.

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.

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Michael Redgrave

Sir Michael Scudamore Redgrave CBE (20 March 1908 – 21 March 1985) was an English stage and film actor, director, manager, and author.

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Miss Marple

Jane Marple, usually referred to as Miss Marple, is a fictional character appearing in 12 of Agatha Christie's crime novels and in 20 short stories.

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Mr. Forbush and the Penguins


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Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.

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Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Oxonium, the Latin name for Oxford) is a county in South East England.

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Pastor Hall

Pastor Hall is a 1940 British drama film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Wilfrid Lawson, Nova Pilbeam, Seymour Hicks, among others.

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Peter Cotes

Peter Cotes (19 March 1912 – 10 November 1998) was an English director, producer, actor, writer and production manager.

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Peter Sellers

Peter Sellers, CBE (born Richard Henry Sellers; 8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was an English film actor, comedian and singer.

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Private's Progress

Private's Progress is a 1956 British comedy film based on the novel by Alan Hackney.

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Quiet Wedding (play)

Quiet Wedding is a 1938 comedy play in three acts by the British writer Esther McCracken.

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Radcliffe Infirmary

The Radcliffe Infirmary was a hospital in central north Oxford, England, located at the southern end of Woodstock Road on the western side, backing onto Walton Street.

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Reading School

Reading School is a grammar school with academy status for boys in the English town of Reading, the county town of Berkshire.

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Richard Attenborough

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, (29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014), was an English actor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, and politician.

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Richard Harris

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Rizzle Kicks

Rizzle Kicks are a British hip hop duo from Brighton, consisting of Jordan "Rizzle" Stephens (born 25 January 1992) and Harley "Kicks" Alexander-Sule (born 23 November 1991).

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Rotten to the Core (film)

Rotten to the Core is a 1965 British comedy film directed by John Boulting.

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Run for the Sun

Run for the Sun is a 1956 Technicolor thriller adventure film released by United Artists, the third film to officially be based on Richard Connell's classic suspense story, "The Most Dangerous Game", after both RKO's The Most Dangerous Game (1932), and their remake, A Game of Death (1945).

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Sailor of the King

Single-Handed is a 1953 war film based on the novel Brown on Resolution by C. S. Forester and (despite being largely set in the Pacific) filmed in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Seagulls Over Sorrento

Seagulls Over Sorrento, released as Crest of the Wave in the United States and Canada, is a 1954 British drama film made by the Boulting Brothers based on the play of the same name by Hugh Hastings.

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Seven Days to Noon

Seven Days to Noon is a 1950 British drama/thriller film directed by John and Roy Boulting.

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Soft Beds, Hard Battles

Soft Beds, Hard Battles is a 1974 British comedy film directed by Roy Boulting, starring Peter Sellers in several roles, and with an all-star cast, including Curt Jurgens, Lila Kedrova and Jenny Hanley.

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Spanish Civil War

The Spanish Civil War (Guerra Civil Española),Also known as The Crusade (La Cruzada) among Nationalists, the Fourth Carlist War (Cuarta Guerra Carlista) among Carlists, and The Rebellion (La Rebelión) or Uprising (Sublevación) among Republicans.

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Sunningdale is a populous village with a retail area and a civil parish in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

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Suspect (1960 film)

Suspect is a 1960 British thriller film directed by Roy Boulting and John Boulting and starring Tony Britton, Virginia Maskell, Ian Bannen, Peter Cushing and Donald Pleasence.

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Tell England (film)

Tell England is a 1931 British drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and Geoffrey Barkas and starring Fay Compton, Tony Bruce and Carl Harbord.

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Terence Rattigan

Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan, CBE (10 June 191130 November 1977) was a British dramatist.

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Terry-Thomas (born Thomas Terry Hoar Stevens; 10 July 19118 January 1990) was an English comedian and character actor who became known to a worldwide audience through his films during the 1950s and 1960s.

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The Australian Women's Weekly

The Australian Women's Weekly, sometimes known as simply The Weekly, is an Australian monthly women's magazine published by Bauer Media Group in Sydney.

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The Cairns Post

The Cairns Post is a major News Corporation newspaper in Far North Queensland, Australia, that exclusively serves the Cairns area.

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The Canberra Times

The Canberra Times is a daily newspaper, published by Fairfax Media in Canberra.

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The Family Way

The Family Way is a 1966 British comedy-drama film based on Bill Naughton's play All in Good Time (1963).

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The Guinea Pig (film)

The Guinea Pig is a 1948 British film directed and produced by the Boulting brothers, originally known as The Outsider in the United States.

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The Kingfisher Caper

The Kingfisher Caper (released as Diamond Hunters in South Africa and as Diamond Lust on video) is a 1975 South African film directed by Dirk DeVilliers for Kavalier Films Ltd.

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The Last Word (1979 film)

The Last Word is a 1979 film starring Richard Harris.

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The Magic Box

The Magic Box is a 1951 British, Technicolor, biographical drama film, directed by John Boulting.

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The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap is a murder mystery play by Agatha Christie.

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The Moving Finger

The Moving Finger is a detective fiction novel by Agatha Christie, first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in July 1942 and in UK by the Collins Crime Club in June 1943 The US edition retailed at $2.00 and the UK edition at seven shillings and sixpence (7/6).

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The Northern Times

The Northern Times was a newspaper published in Carnarvon, Western Australia from 1905–1983.

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The Smiths

The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982.

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The Sun (Sydney)

The Sun was an afternoon tabloid newspaper, first published under this name in 1910.

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The Sunday Times (Western Australia)

The Sunday Times, owned by Seven West Media, is a tabloid Sunday newspaper printed in Perth and distributed throughout Western Australia.

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The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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Theatrical producer

A theatrical producer is a person who oversees all aspects of mounting a theatre production.

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There's a Girl in My Soup

There's a Girl in My Soup is a 1970 British comedy film based on the long running stage play, directed by Roy Boulting and starring Peter Sellers and Goldie Hawn.

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Thunder Rock (film)

Thunder Rock is a 1942 British drama film based on Robert Ardrey's 1939 play Thunder Rock.

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Trunk Crime

Trunk Crime is a 1939 British thriller film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Manning Whiley, Barbara Everest and Michael Drake.

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Tunisian Victory

Tunisian Victory is a 1944 Anglo-American propaganda film about the victories in the North Africa Campaign.

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Twins are two offspring produced by the same pregnancy.

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Twisted Nerve

Twisted Nerve is a 1968 British-American psychological thriller film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Hywel Bennett, Hayley Mills, Billie Whitelaw and Frank Finlay.

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United Artists

United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.

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William Friese-Greene

William Friese-Greene (born William Edward Green, 7 September 1855 – 5 May 1921) was a prolific English inventor and professional photographer.

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20th Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.

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