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Emlyn Williams (George Emlyn Williams) Biography

(1905–87), (George Emlyn Williams), Night Must Fall, The Corn Is Green, The Wind of Heaven, George

British dramatist, born in Flintshire, educated at Oxford University. The best-known of his many plays were the thriller Night Must Fall (1935); The Corn Is Green (1938), an autobiographical portrait of the successful education of a working-class Welsh boy; and The Wind of Heaven (1945), a variation on the Christmas story, transported to nineteenth-century Wales. Williams was also a professional director and actor, and appeared in many dramatic works, notably as a solo performer in his own adaptations of novels by Dickens. George (1961) and Emlyn (1973) are his autobiographies.

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