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Don Gemmell (1903–1982)

Don Gemmell was born on August 26, 1903 in Glasgow, Scotland as John Nisbet. He is known for his work on The Ghost Train (1937), Pyramus and Thisbe (1937) and The Man Who Was Thursday (1947). He died in September 1982 in Essex, England. See full bio »


(age 79) in Essex, England, UK

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The Ghost Train
The Ghost Train Teddy Deakin
Pyramus and Thisbe
The Man Who Was Thursday
The Man Who Was Thursday Gogol (Tuesday)
The Good Old Days
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 1950 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Youth at the Helm (1950) ... Hollman
 1947 The Man Who Was Thursday (TV Movie)
Gogol (Tuesday)
 1947 ...And Talking of Tight-Ropes (TV Movie)
Boko, a clown
 1947 Ridgeway's Late Joys (TV Movie)
 1946 Sea Fever (TV Movie)
 1939 Luck of the Devil (TV Movie)
Gaston le Bris
 1939 The Great Adventure (TV Movie)
Edward Horning / John Shawn
 1939 Dance Without Music (TV Movie)
 1938 Gallows Glorious (TV Movie) (1939 version)
 1938 Cast Up by the Sea (TV Movie)
 1938 St. Simeon Stylites (TV Movie)
 1938 The Romantic Young Lady (TV Movie)
 1938 Androcles and the Lion (TV Movie)
Lentulus / Secutor
 1937 The Ghost Train (TV Short)
Teddy Deakin
 1937 Pyramus and Thisbe (TV Movie)
 1936 The Conquest of the Air
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Other Works:

He directed H.J. Byron's play, "Ali Baba or The Thirty-Nine Thieves," adapted by Hattie Jacques and Joan Sterndale Bennett in a pantomime production at the Players Theatre in London, England with Erik Chitty, Hattie Jacques, D. Anderson and J. Holman in the cast. See more »

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