Née Lilian Georgina Day
b. 31 August 1903, Walthamstow, London
d. July 1994, London
Continuity Girl, Script Supervisor
Tilly entered the film industry in 1917 and worked on over 300 productions during the course of her 58 year career (the last film she worked on was One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing in 1975). She was a continuity girl at studios including Walthamstow and Cricklewood in London.
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Tilly Day was interviewed for the BECTU Oral History Project in 1988. Transcripts of her two interviews are available through the University of East Anglia’s British Cinema History Project.
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