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Alistair Durie

Dr Alistair Durie was born 4 August 1946. He taught at Aberdeen and Glasgow Universities before moving to the Department of History and Politics at the University of Stirling. His acedemic intersts lay in the linen and tourist industries, as well as banking, railways and transport. He also taught the history of medicine for the Open University. His publications include Scottish Linen Industry (1981), Scotland for the Holidays. A history of Tourism in Scotland (2003) and Water is Best, the Hydros and Health Tourism (2006). Dr Durie died 5 October 2017.

All Souls Church, Invergowrie

Episcopalians have worshipped at All Souls since 1896. Prior to that, they had gathered at a chapel on the Rossie Estate, near Inchture. Rossie Chapel was used from 1866 until the death of the estate owner, Lord Kinnaird in 1878. Lord Kinnaird's widow, Lady Frances, opened a temporary chapel which was used until the main focus of mission activity moved to Invergowrie, where a temporary building was fitted out as a Church in 1883. By this time plans were well under way to build the present Church, with the first foundation stone being laid in 1892. Lady Frances provided a benefaction for the building of the Church which was dedicated as All Souls in 1896.

Anatole De Grunwald; Alex De Grunwald

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  • 1910-1967, b1940

Anatole De Grunwald (1910-1967) was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, the son of a diplomat (Constantin de Grunwald) in the service of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. He was seven years old when his father was forced to flee with his family to France during the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. Growing up in France and England, he studied at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he edited a student magazine, The Europa, and attended the University of Paris (Sorbonne).
Anatole started his career in films by reading scripts for Gaumont-British. He then turned to screenwriting in 1939 for the British film industry and eventually became a producer. Anatole was appointed managing director of Two Cities Films, and later formed his own production company with his brother, Dimitri de Grunwald in 1946.
De Grunwald contributed to the scripts of many of his productions, including The Winslow Boy (1948) and The Holly and the Ivy (1952). Most of his films were British productions, although in the 1960s, invited by MGM, he went to the United States where he produced several films, then returned to England for the remainder of his career. Anatole de Grunwald's final films included The V.I.P.s (1963) and The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1965). He worked in close collaboration with the director Anthony Asquith and the dramatist Terence Rattigan, with whom he made many films.

Alexander De Grunwald (b 1944), son of Anatole, worked mainly on the production side of film, most notably as production manager on Flash Gordon, Ghandi, East is East and Marigold

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anatole_de_Grunwald

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