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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th March 1985 Actress Keira Knightley was born in Teddington, London.
26th March 1975 Tommy premieres in London
26th March 1973 Susan Shaw, is 1st woman in 171 years in London's Stock exchange
26th March 1924 The Premiere of Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan.
26th March 1874 Born today: Gerald du Maurier, London Engld, actor (Power, Escape, Masks and Faces)
26th March 1840 Born today: George Smith, London England, assyriologist (cuneiform (script))
Harrison Mark's Studio and Flat
Famous pornography pioneer Harrison Mark's lived and worked here
Location: 29-31 Saffron Hill, Farringdon
Description: This is the photography studio building where renowned British glamour photographer George Harrison Marks (1926-1997) lived worked. He moved into the penthouse here in the 1950's, often enjoying his subject's informally.
He directed nudist and pornographic films here, and the theme is still active here half a century later.
He founded the Kamera group of magazines with his wife, the model and actress Pamela Green.
He ran his company Maximus Films from here as a film club where customers would have to sign up for membership before being able to buy the films.
The address was then known as 1 Lilly Place, Saffron Hill.