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A Bill of Divorcement is a 1940 film directed by John Farrow.
A Little Bit of Heaven is a 1940 musical film starring teenage soprano singer Gloria Jean.
Alan Alexander Milne (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems.
Adorable is a 1933 American pre-Code musical comedy film starring Janet Gaynor as a princess who disguises herself in order to go out socially and have fun, falling in love with a "commoner" in the process.
Adrian Brunel (4 September 1892 – 18 February 1958) was an English film director and screenwriter.
An Ideal Husband, also known as Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband, is a 1947 film Technicolor adaptation of the play by Oscar Wilde.
And Then There Were None is a 1945 film adaptation of Agatha Christie's best-selling mystery novel of the same name, directed by René Clair.
Another Thin Man is a 1939 American film, the third of six in the ''Thin Man'' series.
Balalaika is a 1939 American musical romance film based on the 1936 London stage musical of the same name.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
BBC Books (also formerly known as BBC Publishing) is an imprint majority owned and managed by Penguin Random House through its Ebury Publishing division.
Beverly Hills is an affluent city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood.
Beyond Tomorrow (also known as And So Goodbye and Beyond Christmas) is a 1940 American fantasy film directed by A. Edward Sutherland and produced by noted cinematographer Lee Garmes; Garmes was one of a handful of cinematographers who became film producers.
William "Billy" Newham (12 December 1860 – 26 June 1944) was a cricketer who played first-class cricket for Sussex County Cricket Club.
Birds of Prey, also known in the United States as The Perfect Alibi, is a 1930 British mystery film produced and directed by Basil Dean, from a screenplay he co-wrote with A.A. Milne from Milne's play which was known as The Perfect Alibi in the United States and The Fourth Wall in the United Kingdom.
Bombshell is a 1933 American pre-Code romantic comedy-drama film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan, C. Aubrey Smith, Mary Forbes and Franchot Tone.
William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor who was primarily known for his roles in horror films.
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back is a 1934 American comedy-mystery-adventure film directed by Roy Del Ruth.
But the Flesh Is Weak is a 1932 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Jack Conway and written by Ivor Novello.
Cambridge University Cricket Club, first recorded in 1817, is the representative cricket club for students of the University of Cambridge.
Caravan is a 1934 American musical film released by Fox Film Corporation, directed by Erik Charell, and starring Charles Boyer, Loretta Young, Phillips Holmes and Jean Parker.
Castles in Spain is a 1920 British silent drama film directed by Horace Lisle Lucoque and starring C. Aubrey Smith, Lilian Braithwaite and Hayford Hobbs.
A character actor or character actress is a supporting actor who plays unusual, interesting, or eccentric characters.
Charterhouse is an independent day and boarding school in Godalming, Surrey.
China Seas is a 1935 American adventure film starring Clark Gable as a brave sea captain, Jean Harlow as his brassy paramour, and Wallace Beery as a suspect character.
City of Chance is a 1940 American drama film directed by Ricardo Cortez and written by John Larkin and Barry Trivers.
William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor and military officer, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood" or just simply as "The King".
Cleopatra is a 1934 epic film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and distributed by Paramount Pictures, which retells the story of Cleopatra VII of Egypt.
Clive of India is a 1935 American historical biographical film, starring Ronald Colman, based on Robert, Lord Clive's life.
Cluny Brown is a 1946 film made by Twentieth Century-Fox, directed and produced by Ernst Lubitsch.
Commander McBragg is a cartoon character who appeared in short segments (usually 90 seconds) produced by Total Television Productions and animated by Gamma Productions.
Contraband Love is a 1931 British crime film directed by Sidney Morgan and starring C. Aubrey Smith, Janice Adair and Haddon Mason.
Cosmo Hamilton (29 April 1870 – 14 October 1942), born Henry Charles Hamilton Gibbs, was an English playwright and novelist.
Curtain at Eight is a 1933 American pre-Code film directed by E. Mason Hopper.
James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983) was an English actor, memoirist and novelist.
David O. Selznick (May 10, 1902June 22, 1965) was an American film producer, screenwriter and film studio executive.
David Rayvern Allen (5 February 1938 – 9 October 2014) was a cricket writer and historian, as well as a radio producer and presenter, and a speaker.
Daybreak is a 1931 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Jacques Feyder and written by Cyril Hume and Ruth Cummings.
Dennis Yeats Wheatley (8 January 1897 – 10 November 1977) was an English writer whose prolific output of thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world's best-selling authors from the 1930s through the 1960s.
East Side of Heaven is a 1939 American musical film directed by David Butler and written by William M. Conselman and James V. Kern.
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-born American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
Eternally Yours is a 1939 American comedy drama film produced and directed by Tay Garnett with Walter Wanger as executive producer, from a screenplay by C. Graham Baker and Gene Towne.
Fast bowling is one of the two main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket, the other being spin bowling.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Five Came Back is a 1939 American black-and-white melodrama from RKO Radio Pictures, produced by Robert Sisk, directed by John Farrow, that stars Chester Morris and Lucille Ball.
Flames of Passion (1922) was a British silent film drama directed by Graham Cutts, starred Mae Marsh and C. Aubrey Smith.
Flesh and Fantasy is a 1943 American anthology film directed by Julien Duvivier, starring Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer, Robert Cummings, and Barbara Stanwyck.
Forever and a Day is a 1943 drama film, a collaborative effort employing seven directors/producers and 22 writers, including an uncredited Alfred Hitchcock, with an enormous cast of well-known stars.
Forever Yours is a 1945 American drama film directed by William Nigh and starring Gale Storm, C. Aubrey Smith and Johnny Mack Brown.
Four Men and a Prayer is a 1938 American adventure film directed by John Ford and starring Loretta Young, Richard Greene and George Sanders.
Frederick Murray Lucas (3 February 1860 – 7 November 1887) was an English cricketer active from 1880 to 1887 who played for Sussex and was club captain in the 1886 season.
Free and Easy is a 1941 film directed by George Sidney, and starring Robert Cummings and Ruth Hussey.
Gambling Lady is a 1934 pre-Code romantic drama film directed by Archie Mayo, and starring Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrea.
Gary Cooper (born Frank James Cooper; May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961) was an American film actor known for his natural, authentic, and understated acting style and screen performances.
Gauteng (formerly Transvaal) is the first-class cricket team of the southern parts of Gauteng province of South Africa.
George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist.
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.
Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson; 18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990) was a Swedish film actress during the 1920s and 1930s.
A groomsman (North America), or usher (British Isles) is one of the male attendants to the groom in a wedding ceremony.
Guilty Hands is a 1931 American pre-Code crime film starring Lionel Barrymore, Kay Francis and Madge Evans and directed by W. S. Van Dyke, with uncredited assistance from Barrymore.
A handlebar moustache is a moustache with particularly lengthy and upwardly curved extremities; a shorter version is named the petit handlebar.
High Conquest is a 1947 American film directed by Irving Allen.
The history of Test cricket between 1884 and 1889 was one of English dominance over the Australians.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
The Hollywood Cricket Club (HCC) is an amateur cricket club in Los Angeles, California.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
Hove is a town in East Sussex, England, immediately west of its larger neighbour Brighton, with which it forms the unitary authority Brighton and Hove.
Jalna is a 1935 RKO Radio Pictures film based on the 1927 novel of the same name by Mazo de la Roche.
Janet Leigh (born Jeanette Helen Morrison; July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and author.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
Johnny Weissmuller (2 June 190420 January 1984) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American competition swimmer and actor, best known for playing Tarzan in films of the 1930s and 1940s and for having one of the best competitive swimming records of the 20th century.
Just a Gigolo is a 1931 American Pre-Code is a romantic comedy film released by MGM.
Kidnapped (1938) is an adventure film directed by Alfred L. Werker, starring Warner Baxter and Freddie Bartholomew, and based on the 1886 novel Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson.
The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.
Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and director who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century.
Leading lady is a term often applied to the leading actress in the performance if her character is the protagonist.
The Legion of Frontiersmen is a voluntary service formed in Britain in 1905 by Roger Pocock, a former constable with the North-West Mounted Police and Boer War veteran.
Leslie Howard Steiner (3 April 18931 June 1943) was an English stage and film actor, director, and producer.
This is a list of all English national cricket captains, comprising all the men, boys and women who have captained an English national cricket team at official international level.
In cricket, a five-wicket haul (also known as a "five-for" or "fifer") refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings.
Little Lord Fauntleroy is a 1936 drama film based on the 1886 novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Little Women is a 1949 American feature film with script and music taken directly from the earlier 1933 Hepburn version.
Lloyd's of London is a 1936 American drama film directed by Henry King.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
A look-alike, double, or doppelgänger is a person who closely resembles another person in appearance.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
Love Me Tonight is a 1932 American pre-Code musical comedy film produced and directed by Rouben Mamoulian, with music by Rodgers and Hart.
Luxury Liner is a 1933 American pre-Code drama film directed by Lothar Mendes and starring George Brent, Zita Johann and Vivienne Osborne.
Luxury Liner is a 1948 romantic musical comedy film made by MGM in Technicolor.
Madame Curie is a 1943 biographical film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Maisie Was a Lady is a 1941 American comedy-drama film directed by Edwin L. Marin and is the fourth in a series of ten films starring Ann Sothern as good-hearted showgirl Maisie Ravier.
Margaret O'Brien (born Angela Maxine O'Brien; January 15, 1937) is an American film, radio, television, and stage actress.
Marie Doro (May 25, 1882 – October 9, 1956) was an American stage and film actress of the early silent film era.
Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.
Maureen Paula O'Sullivan (17 May 1911 – 23 June 1998) was an Irish actress best known for playing Jane in the Tarzan series of films starring Johnny Weissmuller.
Maurice Auguste Chevalier (September 12, 1888 – January 1, 1972) was a French actor, cabaret singer and entertainer.
Morning Glory is a 1933 Pre-Code American drama film which tells the story of an eager would-be actress and her journey to stardom, and what she loses as a result.
Never the Twain Shall Meet is a 1931 drama film produced and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Leslie Howard and Conchita Montenegro.
William Nigel Ernle Bruce (4 February 1895 – 8 October 1953) was a British character actor on stage and screen.
No More Orchids is a 1932 American pre-Code comedy-drama film starring Carole Lombard and Lyle Talbot as mismatched lovers, based on the novel of the same name by Grace Perkins.
One More River is a 1934 American drama film mystery directed by James Whale.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
Passion Flower is a 1930 American pre-Code drama film directed and produced by William C. deMille and starring Kay Francis, Kay Johnson and Charles Bickford in a romantic triangle.
Reginald Lawrence Knowles (11 November 1911 – 23 December 1995) was an English film actor who renamed himself Patric Knowles.
Peter Sydney Ernest Lawford (born Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen; 7 September 1923 – 24 December 1984) was a British-American actor, producer, and socialite, who lived in the United States throughout his adult life.
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.
Polly of the Circus is a 1932 American pre-Code MGM drama film directed by Alfred Santell and starring Marion Davies and Clark Gable.
Port Elizabeth or The Bay (iBhayi; Die Baai) is one of the largest cities in South Africa; it is situated in the Eastern Cape Province, east of Cape Town.
Pygmalion is a play by George Bernard Shaw, named after a Greek mythological figure.
Queen Christina is a pre-Code Hollywood biographical film, produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1933 by Walter Wanger and directed by Rouben Mamoulian.
Raymond Hart Massey (August 30, 1896 – July 29, 1983) was a Canadian-American actor, known for his commanding, stage-trained voice.
Rebecca is a 1940 American romantic psychological thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Red Pottage is a 1918 British silent drama film directed by Meyrick Milton and starring C. Aubrey Smith, Mary Dibley and Gerald Ames.
Rendezvous with Annie is a 1946 comedy film directed by Allan Dwan and written by and Mary Loos and Richard Sale.
Sir Reginald Carey Harrison (5 March 1908 – 2 June 1990), known as Rex Harrison, was an English actor of stage and screen.
Robert Coote (4 February 1909 – 26 November 1982) was an English actor.
Romeo and Juliet is a 1936 American film adapted from the play by Shakespeare, directed by George Cukor from a screenplay by Talbot Jennings.
Ronald Charles Colman (9 February 1891 – 19 May 1958) was an English-born actor, starting his career in theatre and silent film in his native country, before emigrating to the USA, and having a successful Hollywood film career, he was most popular during the 1920s, 1930's, and 1940's.
Scotland Yard Investigator is a 1945 American crime film directed by George Blair and starring C. Aubrey Smith, Erich von Stroheim and Stephanie Bachelor.
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) was an American labor union which represented over 100,000 film and television principal and background performers worldwide.
Secrets is a 1933 American pre-Code Western film directed by Frank Borzage and starring Mary Pickford in her last film role.
Secrets of Scotland Yard is a 1944 American thriller film directed by George Blair and starring Edgar Barrier, Stephanie Bachelor and C. Aubrey Smith.
Sensations of 1945 is a 1944 American musical-comedy film directed by Andrew Stone.
Sheridan Morley (5 December 1941, Ascot, Berkshire − 16 February 2007, London) was an English author, biographer, critic and broadcaster.
Show People is a 1928 American silent comedy film directed by King Vidor.
Sir is an honorific address used in a number of situations in many anglophone cultures.
Sixty Glorious Years is a 1938 British colour film directed by Herbert Wilcox.
In the sport of cricket, a slip fielder (collectively, a slip cordon or the slips) is placed behind the batsman on the off side of the field.
Son of India is a 1931 American romance film directed by Jacques Feyder and starring Ramón Novarro and Madge Evans.
The South African national cricket team, nicknamed the Proteas (after South Africa's national flower, Protea cynaroides, commonly known as the "king protea"), is administered by Cricket South Africa.
St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge (the full, formal name of the college is The Master, Fellows and Scholars of the College of St John the Evangelist in the University of Cambridge).
St Leonard's Church is an Anglican church in Hove, in the English city of Brighton and Hove.
Such Is the Law is a 1930 British drama film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Frances Day, C. Aubrey Smith and Kate Cutler.
Surrender is a 1931 American Pre-Code film directed by William K. Howard, written by S.N. Behrman, and starring Warner Baxter, Leila Hyams, Ralph Bellamy, C. Aubrey Smith and Alexander Kirkland.
Sussex, from the Old English Sūþsēaxe (South Saxons), is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex.
Sussex County Cricket Club is the oldest of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Tarzan the Ape Man is a 1932 pre-Code, American action adventure film featuring Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous jungle hero Tarzan and starring Johnny Weissmuller, Neil Hamilton, C. Aubrey Smith and Maureen O'Sullivan.
Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales is an animated cartoon TV series that originally aired on CBS from 1963 to 1966.
Terror by Night is a 1946 crime drama film noir directed by Roy William Neill starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Adventures of Mark Twain is a 1944 American biographical film starring Fredric March as Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) and Alexis Smith as his wife, Olivia.
The Bachelor Father is a 1931 American pre-Code MGM drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
The Barbarian, also known as A Night in Cairo, is a 1933 American pre-Code romance drama film produced and directed by Sam Wood and starring Ramon Novarro and Myrna Loy.
The Bohemian Girl is a 1922 British romance film directed by Harley Knoles and starring Gladys Cooper, Ivor Novello and C. Aubrey Smith.
The Crusades is a 1935 American historical adventure film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, and originally released by Paramount Pictures.
The Face at the Window is a 1920 British silent crime film directed by Wilfred Noy and starring C. Aubrey Smith, Gladys Jennings and Jack Hobbs It is based on a play of the same name by Brooke Warren.
The Firebird is a 1934 murder mystery film starring Verree Teasdale, Ricardo Cortez, Lionel Atwill and Anita Louise, and directed by William Dieterle.
The Florentine Dagger is a 1935 American film noir mystery film directed by Robert Florey.
The Four Feathers is a 1939 British Technicolor adventure film directed by Zoltan Korda, starring John Clements, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, and C. Aubrey Smith.
The Garden of Allah is an 1936 American film made by Selznick International Pictures, directed by Richard Boleslawski and produced by David O. Selznick.
The Gilded Lily is a 1935 American romantic comedy film directed by Wesley Ruggles and starring Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Ray Milland, and C. Aubrey Smith.
The House of Rothschild is a 1934 American pre-Code film written by Nunnally Johnson from the play by George Hembert Westley, and directed by Alfred L. Werker.
The Hurricane is a 1937 film set in the South Seas, directed by John Ford and produced by Samuel Goldwyn Productions, about a Polynesian who is unjustly imprisoned.
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer is a 1935 American epic-adventure-drama film that used the title of the 1930 autobiography of the British former soldier, Francis Yeats-Brown.
The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government, and the most important among such official journals in the United Kingdom, in which certain statutory notices are required to be published.
The Man in Possession is a 1931 American pre-Code romantic comedy film starring Robert Montgomery, Charlotte Greenwood and Irene Purcell, and based on the play of the same name by H. M. Harwood.
The Monkey's Paw is a 1933 American pre-Code horror film directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, based on the story, "The Monkey's Paw" (1902) by W.W. Jacobs.
The Phantom of Paris is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film directed by John S. Robertson and written by Bess Meredyth, Edwin Justus Mayer and John Meehan.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1894), by Anthony Hope, is an adventure novel in which the King of Ruritania is drugged on the eve of his coronation and thus is unable to attend the ceremony.
The Prisoner of Zenda is a 1937 American black-and-white adventure film based on the Anthony Hope 1894 novel of the same name and the 1896 play.
The Rejected Woman is a 1924 American silent society drama film directed by Albert Parker and written by John Lynch.
The Right to Live is a 1935 American drama film directed by William Keighley and written by Ralph Block.
The Scarlet Empress is a 1934 American historical drama film made by Paramount Pictures about the life of Catherine the Great.
"The Seemingly Never-Ending Story" is the 13th episode of The Simpsons' 17th season.
The Shuttle of Life is a 1920 silent British drama film directed by D. J. Williams.
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
The Story of Papworth (also known as The Story of Papworth, the Village of Hope) is a 1935 British short drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Madeleine Carroll, Gordon Harker and C. Aubrey Smith.
The Sun Never Sets is a 1939 American drama film directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Basil Rathbone and Barbara O'Neil.
The Temptation of Carlton Earle is a 1923 British silent crime film directed by Wilfred Noy and starring C. Aubrey Smith, James Lindsay and Gertrude McCoy.
The Tunnel, also known as Transatlantic Tunnel in the United States, is a 1935 British science fiction film based on the 1913 novel Der Tunnel by Bernhard Kellermann, about the building of a transatlantic tunnel between New York and London.
The Under-Pup is a 1939 American feature film by Richard Wallace that introduced soprano singing star Gloria Jean to the screen.
The Unwanted is a 1924 British silent drama film directed by Walter Summers and starring C. Aubrey Smith, Lillian Hall-Davis and Nora Swinburne.
The White Cliffs of Dover is a 1944 film based on the Alice Duer Miller poem titled ''The White Cliffs''.
They Just Had to Get Married is a 1932 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Edward Ludwig and starring Slim Summerville, ZaSu Pitts, Roland Young, and Verree Teasdale.
Thoroughbreds Don't Cry is a 1937 musical comedy film directed by Alfred E. Green, and starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland in their first film together.
Trader Horn is a 1931 American Pre-Code adventure film starring Harry Carey and Edwina Booth, and directed by W.S. Van Dyke.
Trouble in Paradise is a 1932 American Pre-Code romantic comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch, starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, and Herbert Marshall and featuring Charles Ruggles and Edward Everett Horton.
Two Tickets to London is a 1943 drama film made by Universal Pictures, and directed by Edwin L. Marin.
Unconquered is a 1947 adventure film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Gary Cooper and Paulette Goddard.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
Variety Obituaries is a 15-volume series with facsimile reprints of the full text of every obituary published by the entertainment trade magazine Variety from 1905 to 1994.
Victoria the Great is a 1937 British historical film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Anton Walbrook and Walter Rilla.
Vivien Leigh (born Vivian Mary Hartley, and also known as Lady Olivier after 1947; 5 November 19138 July 1967) was an English stage and film actress.
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Waterloo Bridge is a 1940 remake of the 1931 American drama film also called Waterloo Bridge, adapted from the 1930 play Waterloo Bridge.
We Live Again (1934) is a film adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's 1899 novel Resurrection (Voskraeseniye), starring Anna Sten and Fredric March.
Wee Willie Winkie is a 1937 American adventure film directed by John Ford.
West End theatre is a common term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of "Theatreland" in and near the West End of London.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, (26 June 1824 – 17 December 1907) was a Scots-Irish mathematical physicist and engineer who was born in Belfast in 1824.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.