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Bruce Bairnsfather (1887–1959)

Bruce Bairnsfather was born on July 9, 1887 in Murree, Punjab, British India as Charles Bruce Bairnsfather. He was a writer and director, known for Old Bill and Son (1941), The Better 'Ole (1926) and Carry on, Sergeant! (1928). He died on September 29, 1959 in Worcester, Worcestershire, England. See full bio »

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Old Bill and Son
The Better 'Ole
Carry on, Sergeant!


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 1941 Old Bill and Son (screenplay - as Captain Bruce Bairnsfather) / (story "Old Bill")
 1930 Old Bill's Christmas (Short) (story)
 1928 Carry on, Sergeant! (writer)
 1926 The Better 'Ole (by) / (comics - uncredited)
 1919 Carry On (play)
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 1941 Old Bill and Son (title drawings - uncredited)
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 1928 Carry on, Sergeant! (producer)
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 1954 Let's Make Up (acknowledgment: "Blighty" front cloth by permission of)

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Stage Play: Becky Sharp. Comedy (revival). Written by Langdon Mitchell. Directed by Dudley Digges. Knickerbocker Theatre: 3 Jun 1929- Jun 1929 (unknown closing date/8 performances). Cast: A.G. Andrews (as "General Tufto"), Bruce Bairnsfather (as "Lieut. John Campbell") [final Broadway role], Edith Barrett, Doan Borrup (as "Bowles"), Agnes ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Captain Bruce Bairnsfather

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