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Jean Simmons: a life in pictures

To coincide with Spotlight display celebrating the acquisition of a group of photographs of Jean Simmons, given by her daughter Tracy Granger, this slideshow presents highlights from the Gallery’s collection, including portraits and film publicity stills.