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Compton MacKenzie

Compton MacKenzieAKA Edward Morgan Compton MacKenzie

Born: 17-Jan-1883
Birthplace: West Hartlepool, Durham, England
Died: 30-Nov-1972
Location of death: Edinburgh, Scotland
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cille Barra Cemetery, Isle of Barra, Scotland

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: Carnival

Father: Edward Compton (actor)
Sister: Fay Compton (actress, b. 18-Sep-1894, d. 12-Dec-1978)
Wife: (married three times)

    High School: St. Pauls School
    University: Magdalen College, Oxford University
    Administrator: Rector, Glasgow University (1931-34)

    The London Daily Mail Literary Critic (1931-35)
    The Gramophone Co-Founder (1923, with Christopher Stone)
    Officer of the British Empire 1919
    Knighthood 1952
    Converted to Catholicism
    Risk Factors: Sciatica

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Chance of a Lifetime (24-Apr-1950)
    Whisky Galore! (28-Nov-1949)

Author of books:
Carnival (1912)
Sinister Street (1913-14, novel series)
Guy and Pauline (1915, novel)
Poor Relations (1919, novel)
Rich Relatives (1921, novel)
Vestal Fire (1927, novel)
Extraordinary Women (1928, novel)
Greek Memories (1932)
Water on the Brain (1933)
The Monarch of the Glen (1941)
Whisky Galore (1947, novel)
My Life and Times: Octave One (1963, memoir)
My Life and Times: Octave Ten (1971, memoir)

Wrote plays:
The Gentleman in Grey (1906)
Columbine (1920)
The Lost Cause (1931)


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