Alvin Bailey

Forename/s: 
Alvin
Family name: 
Bailey
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Interview Number: 
531
Interview Date(s): 
28 Jun 2004
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Born London Highgate School. 1939 extra in Goodbye Mr Chips Film. Visited Pinewood Studios a lot as an extra at 15. 1942 into forces. Took part in D Day landings  as fuel deliverer after first wave landed. Rochester Art School employed as Film Extra. Joined Gainsborough Studios as 3rd Assistant. Worked at Shepperton Studios with Darryl Zanuck on sound effects. Editor with Anglo Scottish.1951. Group 3 at Southall. many anecdotes about the industry. Joined Norman Macqueen as Director.