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Celebrating 100 Years

  • Dennis Griffiths

Abstract

For Beaverbrook, the 1920s were not only a period when he was to meet continuing success with his newspapers, it was also to be a time of great personal loss. Throughout those years he behaved like a playboy with a purpose: ‘The powerful, the promising, the storytellers, the witty and the beautiful were welcome at his table: he did not suffer the foolish or the plain. He became a figure in the social scene, flitting between Deauville and Monte Carlo with his guests. He became a racehorse owner, acquired a yacht, and multiplied his millions by entry into the film industry.’

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Evening Standard Evening News Economic Campaign Film Industry Conservative Party 
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© Dennis Griffiths 1996

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