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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London
26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.
26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.
26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)
26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)
26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]
26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London
26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist
26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician
Home of Carol 'Third Man' Reed
This is where legendary film director Carol Reed lived.
Location: 213 Kings Road, Chelsea SW1
Description: Home of The Third Man director Carol Reed.
Reed directed such British cinema classics as The Third Man, Odd Man Out, Fallen Idol, Night Train to Munich, A Kid For Two Farthings, Our Man in Havana, The Way Ahead and Oliver for which he won an academy award. Reed lived here from the early 50's until his death with his wife Penelope Dudley Ward and was the firstfilm director Knighted for his work.