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Guest, Vallocked

(1911–2006)
  • Steve Chibnall

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Guest, Val (1911–2006), film director and screenwriter, was born Valmond Maurice Grossmann at 116 Sutherland Avenue, Maida Vale, London, on 11 December 1911, the son of John Simon Grossmann, jute broker, and his wife, Julia Anne Gladys, née Emanuel. His parents were of Jewish descent. He spent his infancy in ...

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