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Lockwood, Margaret

Summary Article: Lockwood, Margaret (1916 – 1990) from The Crystal Reference Encyclopedia

English actress, born in Karachi, SE Pakistan (formerly India). She studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, made her film debut in Lorna Doone (1935), and starred in the Alfred Hitchcock film The Lady Vanishes (1938). In the late 1940s she was Britain’s most popular leading lady, appearing regularly in theatre productions. Later films include Cast a Dark Shadow (1955) and The Slipper and the Rose (1976).


Major works:


Films
 (1935) Lorna Doone
 (1935) Midshipman Easy
 (1935) Jury’s Evidence
 (1936) The Amateur Gentleman
 (1936) The Beloved Vagabond
 (1937) The Street Singer
 (1938) Owd Bob
 (1938) Bank Holiday (US Three on a Weekend)
 (1938) The Lady Vanishes
 (1939) A Girl Must Live
 (1939) The Stars Look Down
 (1940) Night Train to Munich
 (1941) Quiet Wedding
 (1942) Alibi
 (1943) The Man in Grey
 (1943) Dear Octopus
 (1944) Give Us the Moon
 (1944) Love Story
 (1944) A Place of One’s Own
 (1945) I’ll Be Your Sweetheart
 (1945) The Wicked Lady
 (1946) Bedelia
 (1946) Hungry Hill
 (1947) Jassy
 (1947) The White Unicorn (US Bad Sister)
 (1948) Look Before You Love
 (1949) Cardboard Cavalier
 (1949) Madness of the Heart
 (1950) Highly Dangerous
 (1953) Laughing Anne
 (1953) Trent’s Last Case
 (1954) Trouble in the Glen
 (1955) Cast a Dark Shadow
 (1976) The Slipper and the Rose


Television
 (1965) The Flying Swan (series with daughter Julia Lockwood)
 1971, 1972–3, 1974 Justice


Theatre
 (1949) Private Lives
 1949–51, 1957–8 Peter Pan
 (1951) Pygmalion
 1954–6 Spider’s Web
 1959–60 And Suddenly It’s Spring
 1962–3 Signpost to Murder
 1964–5 Every Other Evening
 1965, 1966 An Ideal Husband
 (1967) The Others
 (1969) On A Foggy Day
 (1970) Lady Frederick
 (1972) Relative Values
 1975–6 Double Edge
 (1977) Quadrille
 (1978) Suite in Two Keys
 (1980) Mother Dear

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