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Wright, Basil Charleslocked



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 educated at ...

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