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Lean, Sir Davidlocked

(1908–1991)
  • Robert Murphy

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Lean, Sir David (1908–1991), film director, was born at 38 Blenheim Crescent, Croydon, on 25 March 1908, the elder of the two sons of Francis William Le Blount Lean (d. 1973) and his wife, Helena Annie Tangye (d. 1962). The Tangyes...

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