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Will Hay
WILLIAM THOMSON HAY FRAS (6 December 1888 – 18 April 1949) was an English comedian, actor, author, film director and amateur astronomer who came to notice for his theatrical sketch as a jocular schoolmaster, known as Dr. Muffin. The acts in which Hay performed the schoolmaster sketch became known as "The Fourth Form at St. Michael's". Hay toured with act and appeared in America, Canada, Australia and South Africa. From 1934 to 1943, he was a prolific film star in Britain, and was ranked the third highest grossing star at the British Box Office in 1938, behind George Formby
George Formby
and Gracie Fields
Gracie Fields
. Hay worked with Gainsborough Pictures
Gainsborough Pictures
from 1935 to 1940, during which time he developed a partnership with Graham Moffatt , an insolent overweight schoolboy, and Moore Marriott , a toothless old man
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Saturn
by volume: ≈ 96% hydrogen (H 2) ≈ 3% helium (He) ≈ 0.4% methane (CH 4) ≈ 0.01% ammonia (NH 3) ≈ 0.01% hydrogen deuteride (HD) 0.0007% ethane (C 2H 6) ICES: * ammonia (NH 3) * water (H 2O) * ammonium hydrosulfide (NH 4SH) SATURN is the sixth planet from the Sun
Sun
and the second-largest in the Solar System
Solar System
, after Jupiter
Jupiter
. It is a gas giant with an average radius about nine times that of Earth
Earth
. Although it has only one-eighth the average density of Earth, with its larger volume Saturn is just over 95 times more massive. Saturn
Saturn
is named after the Roman god of agriculture ; its astronomical symbol (♄) represents the god's sickle . Saturn's interior is probably composed of a core of iron–nickel and rock (silicon and oxygen compounds)
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Royal Astronomical Society
The ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY (RAS) is a learned society that began as the Astronomical Society of London
London
in 1820 to support astronomical research (mainly carried on at the time by 'gentleman astronomers ' rather than professionals). It became the Royal Astronomical Society in 1831 on receiving its Royal Charter
Royal Charter
from William IV . A Supplemental Charter in 1915 opened up the fellowship to women. It is the UK adhering organisation to the International Astronomical Union and a member of the Science Council , and encourages and promotes the study of astronomy, solar-system science, geophysics and closely related branches of science. Meetings are held in Burlington House
Burlington House
, in Piccadilly
Piccadilly
, London
London
and across the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK)
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Elstree Studios
ELSTREE STUDIOS is a generic term which can refer to several current and defunct British film studios and television studios based in or around the towns of Borehamwood
Borehamwood
and Elstree in Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
. Studios have been located here since film production began in the area during 1914. While some facilities have been built and demolished since then, two sites remain in use in Borehamwood; Elstree Studios on Shenley Road and the BBC
BBC
Elstree Centre on Clarendon Road
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W. C. Fields
WILLIAM CLAUDE DUKENFIELD (January 29, 1880 – December 25, 1946), better known as W. C. FIELDS, was an American comedian, actor, juggler and writer. Fields' comic persona was a misanthropic and hard-drinking egotist , who remained a sympathetic character despite his snarling contempt for dogs and children. His career in show business began in vaudeville , where he attained international success as a silent juggler. He gradually incorporated comedy into his act, and was a featured comedian in the Ziegfeld Follies for several years. He became a star in the Broadway musical comedy Poppy (1923), in which he played a colorful small-time con man . His subsequent stage and film roles were often similar scoundrels, or else henpecked everyman characters. Among his recognizable trademarks were his raspy drawl and grandiloquent vocabulary. The characterization he portrayed in films and on radio was so strong it was generally identified with Fields himself
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Daily Express
The DAILY EXPRESS is a daily national middle market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. It is the flagship title of Express Newspapers , a subsidiary of Northern "> Exterior of Owen Williams ' Daily Express
Daily Express
Building in Manchester. Exterior of Daily Express Building in London, designed by Ellis and Clark. The Daily Express
Daily Express
was founded in 1900 by Sir Arthur Pearson , with the first issue appearing on 24 April 1900. Pearson, who had lost his sight to glaucoma in 1913, sold the title to the future Lord Beaverbrook in 1916. It was one of the first papers to place news instead of advertisements on its front page along with carrying gossip, sports, and women's features. It was also the first newspaper in Britain to have a crossword puzzle
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Mary Of Teck
MARY OF TECK (Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes; 26 May 1867 – 24 March 1953) was Queen of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions
British Dominions
and Empress of India as the wife of King-Emperor George V
George V
. Although technically a princess of Teck , in the Kingdom of Württemberg , she was born and raised in England
England
. Her parents were Francis, Duke of Teck , who was of German extraction, and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge , who was a granddaughter of King George III . She was informally known as "May", after her birth month. At the age of 24, she was betrothed to Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale , the eldest son of the Prince of Wales
Prince of Wales
, but six weeks after the announcement of the engagement, he died unexpectedly of pneumonia
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County Durham
COUNTY DURHAM (/ˈdʌrəm/ , locally /ˈdɜːrəm/ ) is a county in North East England
England
. The county town is Durham , a cathedral city . The largest settlement is Darlington
Darlington
, closely followed by Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
Stockton-on-Tees
. It borders Tyne and Wear to the north east, Northumberland
Northumberland
to the north, Cumbria
Cumbria
to the west and North Yorkshire to the south. Historically , the county included southern Tyne and Wear, including Gateshead
Gateshead
and Sunderland . During the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
the county was an ecclesiastical centre; this was mainly due to the shrine of St Cuthbert being in Durham Cathedral , and the extensive powers granted to the Bishop of Durham as ruler of the County Palatine of Durham
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W.C. Fields
WILLIAM CLAUDE DUKENFIELD (January 29, 1880 – December 25, 1946), better known as W. C. FIELDS, was an American comedian, actor, juggler and writer. Fields' comic persona was a misanthropic and hard-drinking egotist , who remained a sympathetic character despite his snarling contempt for dogs and children. His career in show business began in vaudeville , where he attained international success as a silent juggler. He gradually incorporated comedy into his act, and was a featured comedian in the Ziegfeld Follies for several years. He became a star in the Broadway musical comedy Poppy (1923), in which he played a colorful small-time con man . His subsequent stage and film roles were often similar scoundrels, or else henpecked everyman characters. Among his recognizable trademarks were his raspy drawl and grandiloquent vocabulary. The characterization he portrayed in films and on radio was so strong it was generally identified with Fields himself
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George V Of England
GEORGE V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions
British Dominions
, and Emperor of India
Emperor of India
, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936. He was the second son of the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII
Edward VII
and Queen Alexandra
Queen Alexandra
), and grandson of the then-reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria
. From the time of his birth, he was third in the line of succession behind his father and his own elder brother, Prince Albert Victor . From 1877 to 1891, George served in the Royal Navy
Royal Navy
, until the unexpected death of his elder brother in early 1892 put him directly in line for the throne
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Manchester
Coordinates : 53°28′N 2°14′W / 53.467°N 2.233°W / 53.467; -2.233 MANCHESTER City
City
and Metropolitan borough Clockwise from top: Skyline of Manchester
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Hemel Hempstead
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD /ˈhɛməl ˈhɛmpstᵻd/ is a large new town in Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
in the East of England
East of England
, 24 miles (39 km) northwest of London and part of the Greater London Urban Area . The population according to the 2001 Census was 81,143, and at the 2011 census was 94,932. Developed after the Second World War
Second World War
as a new town , it has existed as a settlement since the 8th century and was granted its town charter by King Henry VIII in 1539. It is part of the district (and borough since 1984) of Dacorum
Dacorum
and the Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
constituency
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Suffolk
SUFFOLK (/ˈsʌfək/ ) is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk
Norfolk
to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex
Essex
to the south. The North Sea
North Sea
lies to the east. The county town is Ipswich
Ipswich
; other important towns include Lowestoft
Lowestoft
, Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds
, Newmarket and Felixstowe , one of the largest container ports in Europe. The county is low-lying with very few hills, and is largely arable land with the wetlands of the Broads in the north. The Suffolk
Suffolk
Coast and Heaths are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Charlie Chaplin
SIR CHARLES SPENCER "CHARLIE" CHAPLIN, KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame during the era of silent film . Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "the Tramp " and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry . His career spanned more than 75 years, from childhood in the Victorian era until a year before his death in 1977, and encompassed both adulation and controversy. Chaplin's childhood in London was one of poverty and hardship. As his father was absent and his mother struggled financially, he was sent to a workhouse twice before the age of nine. When he was 14, his mother was committed to a mental asylum. Chaplin began performing at an early age, touring music halls and later working as a stage actor and comedian
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British Board Of Film Classification
The BRITISH BOARD OF FILM CLASSIFICATION (BBFC), previously the BRITISH BOARD OF FILM CENSORS, is a non-governmental organization , founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes , trailers , adverts , public Information /campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom. It has a statutory requirement to classify videos, DVDs and, to a lesser extent, some video games under the Video Recordings Act 2010
Video Recordings Act 2010

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Gainsborough Pictures
GAINSBOROUGH PICTURES was a British film studio based on the south bank of the Regent\'s Canal , in Poole Street, Hoxton in the former Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch , London
London
. GAINSBOROUGH STUDIOS were active between 1924 and 1951. The company was initially based at Islington Studios which were built as a power station for the Great Northern "> * ^ The plaque reads London
London
Borough of Hackney. The Gainsborough Film Studios 1924–1949
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