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Pen Tennyson (1912–1941)


Eldest great-grandson of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson. See more trivia »


(age 28)

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 1938 The Citadel (assistant director)
 1938 A Yank at Oxford (assistant director - uncredited)
 1937 The Girl Was Young (assistant director - uncredited)
 1937 Troopship (assistant director)
 1936 Sabotage (assistant director - uncredited)
 1936 Secret Agent (assistant director - uncredited)
 1935 First a Girl (assistant director - uncredited)
 1935 The 39 Steps (assistant director - uncredited)
 1934 The Man Who Knew Too Much (assistant director - uncredited)
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 1940 Convoy (as Penrose Tennyson)
 1940 The Proud Valley (as Penrose Tennyson)
 1939 There Ain't No Justice (as Penrose Tennyson)
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 1940 Convoy
 1939 There Ain't No Justice (as Penrose Tennyson)

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Penrose Tennyson

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Attended Oxford University. Left in 1932 to work with Michael Balcon first as camera assistant and later as assistant director at Gaumont-British. Subsequently with MGM's British section, then under Balcon at Ealing as full director. Joined the Royal Navy to make training films but was killed in a plane crash aged just 28. See more »

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