Geoffrey Sumner

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This article is about the actor. For the banker, see Geoffrey Sumner (banker).

Geoffrey Sumner (20 November 1908, Ilfracombe, Devon – 29 September 1989, Alderney, Channel Islands) was a British actor.[1] As well as appearing in a number of films, he was also a commentator for British Movietone News.,[2] Parents:- Edmund and Kathleen Marion (Brook), married Gwen Williams Roberts and had three daughters.

A sample of "Train Sequence" ("This is a journey into sound") from the LP A Journey Into Stereo Sound (1958) was used by different artists like Coldcut in their remix of Eric B. & Rakim (Paid in Full), Bomb the Bass (Beat Dis), Public Enemy (Welcome to the Terrordome) and Anthrax (Potter's Field).[3] In July 1969 he played Sir Lancelot Spratt in the 1969 BBC radio show version of Doctor in the House, alongside Richard Briers.

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sumner, Geoffrey", BFI Film & TV Database
  2. ^ "Sumner, Geoffrey", British Universities Film & Video Council
  3. ^ Geoffrey Sumner, whosampled.com

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