Ian Dalrymple

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Ian Dalrymple (26 August 1903 – 28 March 1989) was a British screenwriter, film director, and producer.


Born at Johannesburg, South Africa, he was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University. Initially, he worked as an editor at Gaumont-British pictures and Gainsborough Pictures, later turning to screenwriting. During World War II, he was a producer for the Crown Film Unit, the government run agency for information and propaganda films, in particular working, and forming a close friendship, with Humphrey Jennings. Later, Dalrymple worked for MGM-Korda as a producer. He formed Wessex Productions as his own company, making his films at Pinewood Studios.

He died in London on March 28, 1989.

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