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Also Known As: Died: January 15, 1999
Born: September 25, 1915 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kent, England, GB Profession: Producer ...
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1941:
Joined her brother Sydney's compant Verity Films
1945:
First feature as producer (associate), "The Seventh Veil"
1947:
Was executive in charge of the production on "The Upturned Grass"
:
At brother's insistance, hired by J Arthur Rank to run Islington Studios, a division of Gainsborough Studios
1947:
First film for Rank, "Dear Murderer"
1948:
Had box-office success with the comedy "Miranda" about a mermaid
1950:
Initial collaboration with director Ralph Thomas, "The Clouded Yellow"; first of some 30 films made over a 20-plus year career
1954:
Produced the successful "Doctor in the House", the first in a series of farcical comedies about medical students
1959:
Produced the remake of "The 39 Steps", starring Kenneth More
1970:
Last film in the series "Doctor in Trouble"
1974:
Final film, "It's Not the Size That Counts", directed by Thomas

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