Person    | Male  Born 30/12/1906  Died 25/4/1976

Sir Carol Reed

Categories: Cinema

Born Daisyfield, West Hill, Wandsworth. Film director, best known for The Third Man (1949), The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) and Oliver! (1968). Knighted in 1953. Illegitimate son of the actor-producer Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree and uncle to the actor Oliver Reed. Died at home, 213 Kings Road.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Sir Carol Reed

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Sir Carol Reed

This is the home where he died, 2 years earlier than the plaque would have it.

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Cambridge Circus Cinematograph Theatre

Cambridge Circus Cinematograph Theatre

Our 1960 picture comes from Warsaw1948 which has a wonderful collection of old pictures of this area, many with current photos for comparison. There we also found this useful text: "The cinema on ...

Group, Cinema

1 memorial
First cinema in Britain

First cinema in Britain

It was in Regent Street that a film was first played to a paying audience in Britain, whereas King's Hall Picture Palace is thought to have been the first purpose-built cinema in Britain.

Event, Cinema, France

2 memorials
Fredda Brilliant

Fredda Brilliant

Polish actor and sculptor. 1924 emigrated with her parents to Australia. Moved to New York and then while in Moscow in 1935 married Herbert Marshall and changed her name to his.  1937 they moved to...

Person, Cinema, Sculpture, Theatre, Australia, Poland

1 memorial
Amanda Grayson

Amanda Grayson

Mother to Ambassador Spock. From Fandom: Amanda is "An Earth woman living on a planet where love, emotion, is bad taste." Amanda Grayson was a Human teacher from Earth. She was the first wife of S...

Person, Cinema, Fictional

1 memorial
Arthur Bourchier

Arthur Bourchier

Actor and theatre manager. Born in Speen, Berkshire. Made his first stage appearance in 1889, although his performances were met with less than critical acclaim. W. S. Gilbert said of his rendition...

Person, Cinema, Politics & Administration, Theatre, South Africa

1 memorial