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The Religious Affiliation of Director
David Lean


From: Teresa Grimes, "Sir David Lean" in
World Film Directors, Volume One: 1890-1945, ed. by John Wakeman, H. W. Wilson Company: New York (1987), page 633:
...born in Croydon, London, the son of Francis William le Blount Lean and the former Helena Tangye. Lean was very strictly raised by his Quaker parents and forbidden the cinema, but in his early teens became a secret addict...

Lean's academic record at Leighton Park School, a Quaker institution near Reading, was not particularly distinguished...

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