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Martita Hunt's Flat

This is where the quintessential Miss Haversham lived.


Martita Hunt (1889-1969) was an Argentina-born English stage and film actress, best-remembered for her role as the mad, reclusive Miss Havisham in David Lean's Great Expectations (1946).

She was also known for The Brides Dracula (1960), Anastasia (1956) and Becket (1964).

She won a Tony Award in 1949 for Broadway debut as Countess Aurelia in the English-speaking production of The Madwoman of Chaillot.

She died of bronchial asthma here.

Later Margaret Webster also lived here.


Location: 7 Primrose Hill Studios, Camden, NW1 8TR