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Smith [married name Beesley], Dorothy Gladys [Dodie] (1896–1990), playwright and writer

Valerie Grove

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Smith [married name Beesley], Dorothy Gladys [Dodie] (1896–1990), playwright and writer, was born on 3 May 1896 at Stonycroft, Whitefield, in Lancashire, the only child of Ernest Walter Smith (c.1868–1898), a bank manager, and his wife, Ella (Nell) Furber (1874–1914)...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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