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KORDA PLANS BIG PROGRAMME
<5}IR ALEXANDER KORDA,
chairman and managing director of M-G-M London Films, announces an imposing programme of 14 features, to , gofinto production as soon as
the company can take over its ?recently acquired studios ät ' ? Elstree.
.Among the immediate schedule
of features, some of which haye, already been announced, is the Vivien Leigh vehicle, "Lottie Dun dass,".from Enid Bagnold's West End success-a tale of murder in a Brighton, theatre.
Another is "Velvet*Coat,^ froniij G. B. Stern'.s life story of .Robert
Louis Stevenson. Ian Dalrymple will produce. Also on the list is a story by Robert Louis Steven- son, "The Wrecker." It is a Pa- cific island adventure. .
All but two of the remainder are similarly drawn from books by well known authors; They include .."Pickwick Papers," the- Charles Dickens" classic; "Habitation En- forced," from a-short story of an American who turns English country gentleman, by Rudyard Kipling; "War and Peace," Count Leo Tolstoi's immense . historical .novel.
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