Leslie Goodwins

Leslie Goodwins (17 September 1899 – 8 January 1969) was an English film director and screenwriter. He directed nearly 100 films between 1926 and 1967. His 1936 film Dummy Ache was nominated for an Academy Award in 1936 for Best Short Subject (Two-Reel).[1] Dummy Ache was preserved by the Academy Film Archive and the Library of Congress in 2013.[2] His 1937 film Should Wives Work? was also nominated for an Academy Award in the same category. He was born in London, England and he died in Hollywood, California.

Leslie Goodwins
Born(1899-09-17)17 September 1899
London, England
Died8 January 1969(1969-01-08) (aged 69)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1926–1967

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  1. ^ "New York Times: Dummy Ache". NY Times. Retrieved 1 June 2008.
  2. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive.

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