b. 17 July 1908, Prudhoe, Northumberland, England
d. 20 October 2004, Putney, London, England

Neé Elizabeth Nerina Shute
Film critic, novelist.

“It is pathetically obvious that women can’t produce films. In England only one lady has had the temerity to try. Dinah Shurey (who will go to heaven by reason of her great courage) has created several appalling pictures…”

– Nerina Shute, The Film Weekly, 10 June 1929, p. 12.


Hillier, Bevis, Obituary, The Guardian, 2 November 2004.

Corrie, Elva, Obituary, The Independent, 29 October 2004.


Clare Watson

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