Papers of H Forsyth Hardy Edit

Summary

Identifier
MI.4/19

Dates

  • 1925-1994 (Creation)

Extents

  • 58 Folders (Whole)

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Notes

  • Biographical / Historical

    Henry Forsyth Hardy Born Bathgate 1910 Died Edinburgh 24 May 1994

    Film critic, writer

    1932 - 1941 Film critic Scotsman newspaper 1930 office bearer Edinburgh Film Guild 1932 - 1935 With Norman Wilson established Cinema Quarterly periodical 1933 office bearer Federation of Scottish Film Societies 1933 office bearer Scottish Film Council 1947 Co - founder of Edinburgh Film Festival 1955 - 1975 Director Films of Scotland Committee

    Represented Scottish Office at the Films Division of the Ministry of Information during WW2. Biographer of John Grierson

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