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Henry Cornelius (1913–1958)

Born in South Africa, Henry Cornelius traveled to Europe, where he worked as an actor and director in stage productions in Germany, France and England. In 1933, with the Nazi takeover of Germany, Cornelius left Germany for France, and studied at the Sorbonne. He hooked up with director René Clair and went to England with Clair for The Ghost Goes ... See full bio »


(age 44) in London, England, UK

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 1953 Genevieve (producer - as A Henry Cornelius Production)
 1947 It Always Rains on Sunday (associate producer)
 1947 Hue and Cry (associate producer)
 1945 The Girl of the Canal (associate producer)
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 1958 Next to No Time (writer)
 1947 It Always Rains on Sunday (screenplay)
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 1935 The Ghost Goes West (assistant editor - uncredited)
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 1947 It Always Rains on Sunday (lyrics: "Theme Without Words")

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O.H. Cornelius | A Henry Cornelius Production

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Changed his name by Deed Poll to Henry Owen Cornelius in 1947.

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