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Evelyn August - Author


Born in Beckenham in 1907, the late Sydney Box (1907-83) was a writer and film producer, producing such classics as The Seventh Veil (1945, which won him a best screenplay Oscar), Holiday Camp and Quartet. His film company Verity Films produced over 100 propaganda shorts for the government and the services during the Second World War. Managing director of Gainsborough Pictures (1946-49), he became an independent producer in the 1950s, forming Sydney Box Associates. Most of his screenplays were written in collaboration with his late wife, Muriel. Their collaborative work was published under the pseudonym "Evelyn August."

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The Black-out Book: One-Hundred-and-One Black-out Nights' Entertainment by Evelyn August
The Black-out Book: One-Hundred-and-One Black-out Nights' Entertainment
Evelyn August
A nostalgic look back on games, quizzes, jokes and various ways that people passed the time through the black-outs of the war. This is a thoroughly charming book capturing a bygone time. Illustrated throughout it is delightful and a great...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2009

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