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Encyclopedia > Miles Malleson

William Miles Malleson (May 25, 1888March 15, 1969) was a British actor and dramatist, particularly known for his appearances in British comedy films of the 1930s to 1950s. Towards the end of his career he also appeared in cameo roles in several Hammer horror films. May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Actors in priod costume sharing a joke whilst waiting btween takes during location filming. ... A dramatist is an author of dramatic compositions, usually plays. ... Comedy is the use of humor in the performing arts. ... // Events and trends The 1930s were spent struggling for a solution to the global depression. ... // Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the height of the baby-boom from returning... Hammer horror refers to a series of gothic horror films produced from the late 1950s until the 1970s by the British film production company Hammer Film Productions Ltd. ...


Malleson was born in Croydon, Surrey, England and educated at Brighton College. Despite his unassuming appearance, he was married three times, and had many relationships. In 1915, he married the aspiring actress Lady Constance Annesley. Like her, he was interested in social reform, one of his plays being on the subject of the Tolpuddle Martyrs. They were divorced in 1929 and Malleson later married Joan, who died in 1956. His third wife was Tatiana Lieven. Croydon is a major suburban town and commercial centre situated 9. ... Surrey is a county in southern England, one of the Home Counties. ... 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. ... Brighton College is a public school (that is, an independent, fee-paying secondary school) for boys and girls in Brighton, East Sussex in England. ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Constance Malleson (October 24, 1895 - October 5, 1975) was a British actress (under the name Colette ONeil) and writer, the wife of actor Miles Malleson and lover of Bertrand Russell. ... The Tolpuddle Martyrs were a group of 19th century British labourers who were arrested for and convicted of swearing a secret oath as members of the Friendly Society of Agricultural Labourers. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


His best-known films include:

Malleson was also a writer on many films, including some of those in which he had small parts, such as Nell Gwyn (1934) and The Thief of Bagdad (1940). 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Major Barbara is a 1941 United Artists motion picture starring Wendy Hiller as Barbara Undershaft, Rex Harrison as Adolphus Cusins, Robert Morley as Andrew Undershaft, Robert Newton as Bill Walker, and Sybil Thorndike as The General, with Marie Lohr as Lady Britomart, and Deborah Kerr as Jenny Hill. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dead of Night (1945) is a British anthology horror film, rare for the period, directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dreaden and Robert Hamer. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Kind Hearts and Coronets is a 1949 Ealing comedy film. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... The Man in the White Suit was a satirical comedy movie made in 1951 by Ealing Studios. ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... The Importance of Being Earnest is a classic Comedy-of-Manners by Oscar Wilde. ... 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Privates Progress is a British comedy film of 1956, based on the novel by Alan Hackney. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Although a Boulting Brothers comedy Im All Right, Jack is an instructive view of labour relations in Post-WW2 England. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Thief of Bagdad is a 1924 swashbuckler film which tells the story of a thief who falls in love with the daughter of the Caliph. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


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Contemporary Article (Picturegoer) - Miles Malleson (1096 words)
As a screen writer, Malleson began with a series of historical scripts, bringing authenticity and realism to a category of pictures which, in those days, was notorious for inaccuracy.
Malleson's activities are by no means confined to stage and screen acting and writing, He directs plays - all his own and many others.
However busy Malleson may be in the theatre or scripting, he always finds time somehow for acting in movies.
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