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Pen Tennyson (1912–1941)

Trivia:

When he was commissioned into the Navy, his wife Nova Pilbeam helped him to learn the Morse code by signalling decidedly un-nautical messages. See more trivia »

Died:

(age 28)

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Known For

The Proud Valley
The Proud Valley Director
(1940)
Convoy
Convoy Director
(1940)
The Citadel
The Citadel Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1938)
There Ain't No Justice
(1939)

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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 (screen play)
 1940 The Proud Valley (screen play)
 1939 There Ain't No Justice (uncredited)
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Trivia:

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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Virgo

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