Margaret Furse

Born: 18 February 1911
Died: 8 July 1974, London

Highlighted works

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    The orphan and the spinster, the marshland and the metropolis: Dickens’s vivid characters and locales receive the breath of cinematic life in David Lean’s cherished adaptation.

  • Meet Me Tonight

    A compendium of three Noël Coward-penned stories that cover music hall mayhem, suburban suffering and a romp on the Riviera.

  • Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    David Lean’s screen version of Charles Dickens’s masterpiece remains the finest cinematic interpretation of this much-adapted novel.

  • Henry V

    Henry V

    Conceived as a wartime morale-booster, Laurence Olivier’s groundbreaking reimagining of Shakespeare combines cinematic sweep with patriotic fervour.


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