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Elvey, Maurice [real name William Seward Folkard]locked

(1887–1967)
  • Christine Gledhill

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Elvey, Maurice [real name William Seward Folkard] (1887–1967), film director, was born on 11 November 1887 at 14 Park Road, Stockton-on-Tees, the eldest son of William Clarence Folkard, an inspecting engineer, and his wife, Sarah Anna Seward Pearce. Little is known about his childhood but it is believed his father had travelled north from ...

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