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Leslie Dwyer

  • Aug 28, 1906 - Dec 26, 1986 (age 80)
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1986
Leslie Dwyer
PersonalDecember 1986

Leslie Dwyer

Leslie Dwyer passed away.
1979
Dominique
MovieMar 1, 1979

Dominique

This horror movie is based on a short story from the 1940s …
This horror movie is based on a short story from the 1940s called What Beckoning Ghost. The film's lead male character is a greedy and manipulative man named David. After forcing his wife, the titular Dominique, to go insane and kill herself, David finds himself in control of her fortune, but with his hands full of much more than her money. Watch to see how Dominique's ghost haunts David and to what end.
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1975
The Sweeney
TV ShowJan 2, 1975

The Sweeney

The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama …
The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London. Starring John Thaw as Detective Inspector Jack Regan and Dennis Waterman as his partner, Detective Sergeant George Carter. The programme's title derives from 'Sweeney Todd', which is Cockney rhyming slang for "Flying Squad". Produced by Thames Television subsidiary Euston Films for broadcast on the ITV network. It began as a television film Regan written by Ian Kennedy Martin, brother of Troy Kennedy Martin, who wrote several episodes and also the second film. Such was its popularity in the UK that it spawned two feature film spin-offs, Sweeney! and Sweeney 2. In the early 90s repeats aired on UK GOLD but repeats currently air on ITV4...
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1971
A Hole Lot of Trouble
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MovieJan 31, 1971

A Hole Lot of Trouble

Three workmen assigned to …
Three workmen assigned to dig a hole near a road for an electrical cable run into problems with local officials who believe the hole is being dug in the wrong place and should be closer to the home of a prissy fashion designer.
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1969
Crooks and Coronets
MovieApr 2, 1969

Crooks and Coronets

Crooks and Coronets is a 1969 British crime comedy film …
Crooks and Coronets is a 1969 British crime comedy film and/or heist movie written and directed by Jim O'Connolly. It starred Telly Savalas, Edith Evans, Warren Oates, Cesar Romero and Harry H. Corbett. The film was renamed as Sophie's Place for the US market.
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1968
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom
MovieSep 11, 1968

The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom

Harriet Blossom, the lonely …
Harriet Blossom, the lonely wife of a workaholic brassiere manufacturer, breaks her sewing machine and ends up in bed with the repairman, a mechanic from one of her husband's factories. The man, Ambrose, is supposed to leave during the night, but Harriet finds him the next day still hiding in the attic. Harriet lets her new lover stay in the attic for years, managing to keep it all secret from her husband and from the detectives investigating the sudden disappearance of a certain Mr. Ambrose Tuttle.
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1965
Die, Monster, Die!
MovieOct 27, 1965

Die, Monster, Die!

A young man visits his fiancée's estate to discover that her …
A young man visits his fiancée's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in his greenhouse to giants. When his own wife falls victim to this mysterious power, the old man takes it upon himself to destroy the glowing object with disastrous results.
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I've Gotta Horse
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MovieApr 25, 1965

I've Gotta Horse

A fast-moving comedy with Billy Fury, who plays himself in …
A fast-moving comedy with Billy Fury, who plays himself in the film. The story reveals his great love of animals, and it features his own racehorse, Anselmo. Also featured are several of Billy's own dogs. Watch for the dances!
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1959
Left Right and Centre
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MovieJun 23, 1959

Left Right and Centre

At the Earndale by-election …
At the Earndale by-election natural history expert and TV personality Bob Wilcot for the Conservatives finds himself up against Billingsgate girl Stella Stoker for the socialists. Amateur politician against committed activist. But could it become boy-who-fancies-girl against girl-who-fancies-boy? The party agents are soon colluding against such a disaster.
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The 39 Steps
MovieMar 12, 1959

The 39 Steps

Richard Hannay witnesses a hit-and-run involving a woman …
Richard Hannay witnesses a hit-and-run involving a woman pushing a pram. Looking in the pram he sees a gun instead of a baby. He tracks the woman down and she reveals that she is a secret agent trying to stop foreign spies leaving the country with important military secrets. Later that night she is murdered in Hannay's flat. Hannay takes it on himself to thwart the enemy agents. This involves travelling to Scotland and keeping one step ahead of the police who are looking for him in connection with the murder of the woman.
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1958
Stormy Crossing
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MovieAug 1, 1958

Stormy Crossing

Two swimmers are attempting to swim across the English …
Two swimmers are attempting to swim across the English Channel when one of them disappears. The other swimmer is convinced that it was no accident, and insists on investigating himself, even though the police do not believe him.
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1957
Face in the Night
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MovieJun 1, 1957

Face in the Night

Face in the Night is a 1957 British crime film directed by Lance …
Face in the Night is a 1957 British crime film directed by Lance Comfort and starring Griffith Jones, Lisa Gastoni and Vincent Ball. It was based on the novel Suspense by prolific crime writer Bruce Graeme. The film was released in the U.S. as Menace in the Night.
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1956
Eyewitness
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MovieAug 14, 1956

Eyewitness

When she has a fight, with her husband, Lucy runs out of …
When she has a fight, with her husband, Lucy runs out of the house, and into a night of terror. She heads for the local cinema, and in doing so, becomes the only eyewitness to a couple of ...
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Not So Dusty
MovieFeb 1, 1956

Not So Dusty

Comedy. Two dustmen come into possession of a valuable …
Comedy. Two dustmen come into possession of a valuable book but the donor's sister wants it back. Starring Bill Owen and Leslie Dryer with Joy Nicols.
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Cloak Without Dagger
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MovieFeb 1, 1956

Cloak Without Dagger

Cloak Without Dagger is a 1956 British thriller film directed by …
Cloak Without Dagger is a 1956 British thriller film directed by Joseph Sterling and starring Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie and Leslie Dwyer. It was also released as Operation Conspiracy.
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1955
Where There's a Will
MovieMar 1, 1955

Where There's a Will

A Cockney family inherit a ramshackle Devon farm. The …
A Cockney family inherit a ramshackle Devon farm. The rest of the family don't want to leave London but the father insists and off they go, to face the unknown.
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1954
The Black Rider
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MovieDec 1, 1954

The Black Rider

When young reporter and amateur biker Jerry Marsh …
When young reporter and amateur biker Jerry Marsh investigates a mysterious hooded figure on a motorbike, he discovers crooks hiding out in a ruined castle with atomic sabotage on their ...
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The Good Die Young
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MovieMar 2, 1954

The Good Die Young

Three good men - a broken boxer, an American veteran trying …
Three good men - a broken boxer, an American veteran trying to win back his mother-dominated wife, and an air force sergeant married to a faithless actress - are corrupted by Miles Ravenscourt, an amoral "gentleman." Because they need money, they let Miles lure them into his scheme to rob a postal van with a large cash cargo.
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1953
Act of Love
MovieDec 17, 1953

Act of Love

Act of Love (French title: Un acte d'amour) is a 1953 American …
Act of Love (French title: Un acte d'amour) is a 1953 American romantic drama film directed by Anatole Litvak, starring Kirk Douglas and Dany Robin. It is based on the novel The Girl on the Via Flaminia by Alfred Hayes. A Parisian falls in love with an American soldier near the end of World War II.
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Marilyn
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MovieNov 1, 1953

Marilyn

George Saunders is the middle-aged owner of a roadside …
George Saunders is the middle-aged owner of a roadside garage and pub. Trouble is inevitable when his sexy young wife, Marilyn, gets involved with Tom, the new mechanic.
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1952
The Hour of 13
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MovieOct 27, 1952

The Hour of 13

Nicholas Revel is a polished jewel thief who steals valuable but …
Nicholas Revel is a polished jewel thief who steals valuable but hard-to-fence stones and then turns them in for the insurance reward. With help from his cabbie accomplice, he is able to position himself at the high society engagement party of beautiful Jane Frensham, daughter of a retiring Scotland Yard superintendent. There he is able to steal the fabulous Calgurie Emerald from a society dowager, but it's his bad luck that the mysterious serial killer, The Terror, murders his eleventh policeman on the grounds at the same time as the theft. When the authorities incorrectly theorize that the jewel thief and the maniac are one in the same, Revel makes the decision to insinuate himself into the police hunt for the murderer in order to divert the Yard from the emerald. In the process, he becomes involved with the attractive Miss Fensham, engaged to another man.
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My Wife's Lodger
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MovieOct 1, 1952

My Wife's Lodger

A soldier comes home from the war expecting a warm welcome, …
A soldier comes home from the war expecting a warm welcome, but he finds that his wife had taken in a lodger during his absence, and now she and his somewhat dingy daughter seem to be paying much more attention to the lodger than to him.
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Judgment Deferred
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MovieFeb 1, 1952

Judgment Deferred

A group of very strange men, refugees and casualties of …
A group of very strange men, refugees and casualties of the war, rally round when one of their number is framed by a drug racketeer. Co-opting a well-known journalist to their cause, they scheme to bring the racketeer to justice in a home-made "trial" in the crypt of a ruined church.
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1951
There Is Another Sun
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MovieJun 12, 1951

There Is Another Sun

There Is Another Sun, released in the United States as Wall of …
There Is Another Sun, released in the United States as Wall of Death, is a 1951 British drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Maxwell Reed, Laurence Harvey and Susan Shaw. It was produced by Ernest G. Roy. The film was shot at Walton Studios, with sets designed by the art director George Provis.
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Laughter in Paradise
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MovieJun 1, 1951

Laughter in Paradise

Famed practical joker Henry Russell leaves 50,000 …
Famed practical joker Henry Russell leaves 50,000 pounds to each of his four surviving relatives. But his will has one last joke - they each have to undertake a task completely out of character within a month. As each sets out on their objective they find that quite apart from the promised riches, they are unexpectedly getting a lot out of the challenge. All except caddish Simon Russell, that is.
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The Smart Aleck
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MovieMar 1, 1951

The Smart Aleck

A bizarre attempt at a humorous murder mystery. A fat rich …
A bizarre attempt at a humorous murder mystery. A fat rich man snoozing on a balcony is bludgeoned to death while the Smart Alec of the title has one of the dumbest alibis ever. Antics from Kynaston Reeves and young Charles Hawtrey involve lots of shouting.
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1950
Midnight Episode
MovieDec 31, 1950

Midnight Episode

Midnight Episode is a 1950 English thriller mystery film directed …
Midnight Episode is a 1950 English thriller mystery film directed by Gordon Parry. It is based on the novel Monsieur La Souris written by Georges Simenon in the year 1938. It featured Stanley Holloway, Leslie Dwyer, Reginald Tate and Meredith Edwards in the lead roles.
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Lilli Marlene
MovieDec 8, 1950

Lilli Marlene

Lilli Marlene is a 1950 British war film aimed for the US market …
Lilli Marlene is a 1950 British war film aimed for the US market and directed by Arthur Crabtree. It stars Lisa Daniely, Hugh McDermott, and Richard Murdoch. Stanley Baker is seen in one of his early support roles.
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Double Confession
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MovieApr 1, 1950

Double Confession

When his wife is murdered, the husband tries to divert …
When his wife is murdered, the husband tries to divert suspicion from himself to someone else. Unfortunately, his scheme winds up getting him mixed up with some real murderers.
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1949
Poet's Pub
MovieJul 5, 1949

Poet's Pub

Poet's Pub is a 1949 British comedy film directed by …
Poet's Pub is a 1949 British comedy film directed by Frederick Wilson and based on the 1929 novel by Eric Linklater. The film was one of four of David Rawnsley's Aquila Films that used his proposed "independent frame" technique. It was made at Pinewood Studios.
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Now Barabbas
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MovieMay 24, 1949

Now Barabbas

Now Barabbas is a 1949 British drama film directed by …
Now Barabbas is a 1949 British drama film directed by Gordon Parry and starring Richard Greene, Cedric Hardwicke and Kathleen Harrison. It is sometimes known as Now Barabbas Was a Robber. It was based on a 1947 play of the same title by William Douglas-Home. The film features one of the earliest screen performances by Richard Burton.
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A Boy, a Girl and a Bike
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MovieMay 23, 1949

A Boy, a Girl and a Bike

When a local cycle club, …
When a local cycle club, invite a couple of new members to join them, little do the club realise, that they will soon be involved in a couple of illegal bookmakers putting the squeeze on ...
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The Bad Lord Byron
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MovieApr 18, 1949

The Bad Lord Byron

Seriously ill on a military campaign in Greece, Lord Byron …
Seriously ill on a military campaign in Greece, Lord Byron dreams of being judged, upon his death, as either a poet and soldier or as a seducer and libertine. Amongst the witnesses called are his free-thinking mistress, Lady Caroline Lamb, and his more conventional wife, Annabella.
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It's Not Cricket
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MovieApr 1, 1949

It's Not Cricket

It's Not Cricket is a 1949 British comedy film directed by …
It's Not Cricket is a 1949 British comedy film directed by Alfred Roome and starring Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Susan Shaw and Maurice Denham. It is the second (after 1941's Crook's Tour) of two starring films for Radford and Wayne who appeared as supporting players in ten other films. It was also one of the final films made by Gainsborough Pictures before the studio was merged into the Rank Organisation.
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1948
The Calendar
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MovieMay 26, 1948

The Calendar

The Calendar is a black and white 1948 British drama film …
The Calendar is a black and white 1948 British drama film directed by Arthur Crabtree and starring Greta Gynt, John McCallum, Raymond Lovell and Leslie Dwyer. It is based on a novel The Calendar by Edgar Wallace that had previously been adapted in 1931.
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Bond Street
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MovieMay 12, 1948

Bond Street

A young British woman is getting married, and as she goes …
A young British woman is getting married, and as she goes through her trousseau we see the stories behind four of the items that were bought on Bond Street in London.
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1947
When the Bough Breaks
MovieNov 19, 1947

When the Bough Breaks

Emotional strains of …
Emotional strains of adoption. A young mother hands over her baby to foster parents, but struggles to let go emotionally. Her obsession affects the lives of those around her, including the child.
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The Little Ballerina
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MovieNov 10, 1947

The Little Ballerina

A young girl has an ambition to dance with the famous …
A young girl has an ambition to dance with the famous Sadlers Wells troupe but first she must win a scholarship. Includes a performance of Les Sylphides by Margot Fonteyn.
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Temptation Harbour
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MovieFeb 27, 1947

Temptation Harbour

A signalman on a quay sees a fight between two men. One of …
A signalman on a quay sees a fight between two men. One of the men is deliberately pushed into the water and the signalman cannot save him, but decides to keep his suitcase which later finds is full of banknotes with a value of £5000.
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1946
Piccadilly Incident
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MovieSep 30, 1946

Piccadilly Incident

Anna Neagle is a World War II W.R.E.N., the counterpart of …
Anna Neagle is a World War II W.R.E.N., the counterpart of the American W.A.V.E., who encounters Michael Wilding in a blacked-out Piccadilly during an air raid. They get married and have a two-day honeymoon before she is sent to Singapore. The ship, on which she leaves the doomed-fortress of Singapore, is torpedoed, with all hands posted as drowned. Not quite. She's cast away on an unknown South Sea island for three years with a company of sailors. Wilding, unaware of this circumstance, marries again, this time, to an American girl, and they have a child, and then, Anna returns.
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Night Boat to Dublin
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MovieApr 1, 1946

Night Boat to Dublin

Night Boat to Dublin is a 1946 British thriller film directed …
Night Boat to Dublin is a 1946 British thriller film directed and co-written by Lawrence Huntington. It stars Robert Newton, Raymond Lovell, Guy Middleton, Muriel Pavlow and Herbert Lom.
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1945
Perfect Strangers
MovieOct 15, 1945

Perfect Strangers

A dull married couple, separated by their enlistment during World …
A dull married couple, separated by their enlistment during World War II, reunite after three years to find that they have become very different people.
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Great Day
MovieApr 13, 1945

Great Day

In the English village of Denley, the Women's Institute (a wartime …
In the English village of Denley, the Women's Institute (a wartime program channeling village products to the troops) is electrified to hear that they'll be visited by Eleanor Roosevelt. As the women struggle to get ready while bursting with the great secret, we glimpse their home lives in subplots, notably the problematic love life of young Margaret Ellis and the travails of her proud but impoverished father. How will their lives change before the Great Day?
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1944
The Way Ahead
MovieJun 6, 1944

The Way Ahead

World War II drama that follows a group of British draftees, …
World War II drama that follows a group of British draftees, starting with their rigorous basic training, and ending with their deployment in North Africa.
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1943
The Lamp Still Burns
MovieNov 29, 1943

The Lamp Still Burns

The Lamp Still Burns is a 1943 British drama film directed by …
The Lamp Still Burns is a 1943 British drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Rosamund John, Stewart Granger and Godfrey Tearle. Its plot concerns a woman architect who changes careers to become a nurse.
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Schweik's New Adventures
MovieOct 18, 1943

Schweik's New Adventures

Schweik's New Adventures is …
Schweik's New Adventures is a 1943 British comedy film directed by Carl Lamac and starring Lloyd Pearson, Maggie Rennie, Richard Attenborough and Julien Mitchell. It is also known by the alternative title It Started at Midnight. It was adapted from a novel by Jaroslav Hasek.
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1942
In Which We Serve
MovieSep 17, 1942

In Which We Serve

This is the story of a British Naval ship, H.M.S. Torrin, from its …
This is the story of a British Naval ship, H.M.S. Torrin, from its construction to its sinking in the Mediterranean during action in World War II. The ship's first and only commanding officer is the experienced Captain E.V. Kinross, who trains his men not only to be loyal to him, but to the country, and most importantly, to themselves. They face challenges at sea, and also at home. They lose some of their shipmates in action, and some of their loved ones in the devastation that is the blitz. Throughout it all, the men of the Torrin serve valiantly and heroically.
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1906
Leslie Dwyer
BirthAugust 1906

Leslie Dwyer

Leslie Dwyer was born.
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