Do not despair For Johnny Head-in-Air He sleeps as sound As Johnny Underground.
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|Birth:||19th January, 1909|
|Death:||10th November, 1977|
|Profession:||Journalist, Poet, Politician, Writer|
John Sleigh Pudney was born in Langley, Berkshire, England. He was a British journalist, politician, poet and writer. He was known for short stories, poetry, non-fiction, and children's fiction. He educated at Gresham's School, Holt. He worked for the News Chronicle newspaper. In 1940, during World War II, he was commissioned into the Royal Air Force as an intelligence officer. He wrote one of the best-known poems of the war. It was published first in the Daily Chronicle, and featured significantly in the film The Way to the Stars. In the UK General Election of July 1945, he stood as the Labour Party candidate for Sevenoaks, polling 14,947 votes, or 36 per cent. After the war he continued to write and worked as an editor and as a director of magazines and publishing companies. In 1953 he wrote the documentary ' Elizabeth is Queen' that received a BAFTA award.
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