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us: Perry, George, 1935-



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    • found: Kelly, T. P. A competitive cinema, 1966: t.p. (with Graham Norton and George Perry)
    • found: His Life of Python, c1983: t.p. (George Perry)
    • found: Contemp. authors, new rev. ser., v. 26 (Perry, George; b. 1/7/35, London, England)
    • found: The book of film biographies, 1997: CIP t.p. (George Perry)
    • found: Info. from pub., Aug. 26, 1997 (George Cox Perry)
    • found: Movies from the mansion, 1982: jkt. flap (journalist; author of Penguin book of comics, The Great British picture show, Hitchock, and Forever Ealing; senior editor at the Sunday Times)
    • found: Palazzo website, Jan. 24, 2013 (George Perry was born in London in 1935 ; Trinity College, Cambridge where he worked for the undergraduate newspaper Varsity, eventually becoming editor ; worked in advertising in Montreal ; as writer he worked with a number of renowned feature-film directors ; invited by Mark Boxer to join the newly-founded Sunday Times Magazine, eventually becoming senior editor ; has lectured on photographic journalism at the University of Minnesota and in the 1970s was a founding member of the Minneapolis Seminar on Visual Communication ; He has been films editor of The Sunday Times, film critic of Illustrated London News and Jazz FM. In the 1990s he was a presenter of the BBC's Radio 2 Arts Programme ; lives close to Barnes Common, London; his many books include The Penguin Book of Comics; four photographic books on Cites in the Sixties (London, New York, Paris and San Francisco); biographies of Monty Python, Miss Bluebell, Rupert Bear and James Dean; histories of film studios (Pinewood, Ealing and Warner Bros.), The Complete Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard; studies of Alfred Hitchcock and Steven Spielberg)
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