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Eleanor Smith (I) (1902–1945)

Eldest child of Frederick Edwin Smith, Conservative politician and Lord Chancellor, who was created Earl of Birkenhead in 1922, for his political services. Eleanor Smith worked for some years as a society reporter and cinema reviewer, before travelling more widely as a publicist for circus companies. She believed that her paternal ... See full bio »


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Known For

The Man in Grey
The Men in Her Life
Caravan Writer
Red Wagon
Red Wagon Writer


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 1946 Caravan (novel - as Lady Eleanor Smith)
 1943 The Man in Grey (novel - as Lady Eleanor Smith)
 1941 The Men in Her Life (novel "Ballerina" - as Lady Eleanor Smith)
 1937 Gypsy (novel "Tzigane")
 1933 Red Wagon (novel - as Lady Eleanor Smith)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Ballerina" (filmed as The Men in Her Life (1941)).

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eleanor Furneaux Smith | Lady Eleanor Smith

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Lady Eleanor Smith had been a devotee of the British circus and was a founder of the Circus Fans' Association of Great Britain.

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