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Sir Carol Reed (30 December 190625 April 1976) was an English film director, winner of an Academy Award for his film version of the musical, Oliver! (1968). December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Oliver! is a British musical, with music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ...


An illegitimate son of the great actor-producer Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree and his mistress May Pinney Reed, Carol Reed was born in Putney, London, and educated at the King's School, Canterbury. Reed served in the British Army during the Second World War, giving him many experiences which appeared in his later films. He embarked on an acting career while still in his teens, but soon went into the role of producer/director, and was responsible for Kipps (1941), Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948), The Third Man (1949), Our Man in Havana (1959), and The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965), becoming a prime essayist of film versions of the novels of Graham Greene. Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree (December 17, 1853 - July 2, 1917) was an English actor-manager. ... Putney is a place in the London Borough of Wandsworth. ... Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London is the most populous city in the European Union, with an estimated population on 1 January 2005 of 7,421,328 and a metropolitan area population of between 12 and 14 million. ... The Canterbury Cathedral and Kings School The Kings School in Canterbury, Kent, is a co-educational public school with boarding and day pupils. ... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Odd Man Out (1947) is classic post WW 2 British film noir starring James Mason as an Irish republican operative running from the military state that was Northern Ireland after a botched bank robbery meant to replenish republican coffers. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Fallen Idol is a 1948 film directed by Carol Reed and based on the short story, The Basement Room, by Graham Greene. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Third Man (1949) is a film noir directed by Carol Reed. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Our Man In Havana is a 1958 novel by Graham Greene. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Agony and the Ecstasy is a biographical novel about Michelangelo Buonarroti written by Irving Stone. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... Graham Greene Henry Graham Greene, OM (October 2, 1904 Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire – April 3, 1991 Vevey, Switzerland) was a prolific English novelist, playwright, short story writer and critic whose works explore the ambiguities of modern man and ambivalent moral or political issues in a contemporary setting. ...


From 1943 until 1947, he was married to the elegant British film star Diana Wynyard (1943 to 1947). After their divorce, he married, in 1948, the actress Penelope Dudley Ward, the elder daughter of Freda Dudley Ward, who had been a mistress of the Prince of Wales, later Edward VIII of the United Kingdom and Duke of Windsor. They had one son, Max, and a nephew was the late actor Oliver Reed. His stepdaughter, Miss Ward's daughter, Tracy Reed, acted in numerous films, notably as the only woman in Dr. Strangelove. Diana Wynyard (January 16, 1906 – May 13, 1964) was a British actress. ... Penelope Dudley Ward, Lady Reed (August 4, 1914 - January 22, 1982) was an English actress. ... Mistress is the feminine form of the word master. ... The Badge of the Prince of Wales is derived from the ostrich feathers borne by Edward, the Black Prince. ... Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David Windsor), later The Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972), was the second British monarch of the House of Windsor. ... The peerage title Duke of Windsor was created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1937 for The Prince Edward, formerly King of the United Kingdom. ... Oliver Reed Oliver Reed (February 13, 1938 – May 2, 1999) was an English actor known for his macho image on and off screen. ... For the hit 1987 single by Depeche Mode, see the album Music for the Masses Film poster for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is a 1964 satirical film directed by Stanley Kubrick. ...


In 1953 he became the first British film director to be knighted for his craft.


Carol Reed died from a heart attack on April 25, 1976 at his home in Chelsea, London at the age of 69. A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Chelsea is a district of London, loosely defined by the area around the Kings Road, beginning at Sloane Square at one end, and the Worlds End public house at the other, the River Thames and the Victorian artists district to the south, and some parts between the King...


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Carol Reed - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (232 words)
An illegitimate son of the great actor-producer Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree and his mistress May Pinney Reed, Carol Reed was born in Putney, London, and educated at the King's School, Canterbury.
Reed served in the British Army during the Second World War, giving him many experiences which appeared in his later films.
Carol Reed died from a heart attack on April 25, 1976 at his home in Chelsea, London at the age of 69.
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