Sir Michael . 1896–1977, British film producer; his films made at Ealing Studios include the comedies Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) and The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

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Examples from the Web for balcon

Historical Examples of balcon

  • I want to get in—a place in the boxes, or a 'stalle' in the 'balcon'—anywhere will do.

    Arthur O'Leary

    Charles James Lever

  • Her visit to the balcon had the air of being made by stealth.

    The Bandolero

    Mayne Reid

  • Elizabeth returned the greeting, and set off to walk back at a quick pace to Balcon Lane.

    The King's Daughters

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • And he began to walk towards Balcon Lane, still firmly holding Elizabeth by the arm.

    The King's Daughters

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • Their mangled members round his balcon fall, Scorch'd in the flames, and dasht on every wall: Sad field of contemplation!

    The Columbiad

    Joel Barlow