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Wright, Basil Charles (1907-1987), maker of documentary films and author

Nicholas Pronay

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/39952

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Wright, Basil Charles (1907-1987), maker of documentary films and author, was born on 12 June 1907 in Sutton, Surrey, the only son (there were also younger twin sisters) of Major Lawrence Wright TD and his wife, Gladys Marsden, and was brought up in a comfortably well-off middle-class family. He was ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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