Falk, Bernard

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FALK, BERNARD (1882–1960), British author. Falk began his career on the Daily Dispatch in his home town, Manchester, and went to London to become news editor of the Evening News. He edited the weekly Reynolds News and the Sunday Dispatch (1919–32). He then retired from newspapers and wrote books on life in Fleet Street. He also wrote The Naked Lady (1934), a life of Adah Isaacs *Menken: Rachel the Immortal (1936), the life of the famous French actress *Rachel; The Way of the Montagues (1947); and books on Turner and Rowlandson. Falk published an autobiography, He Laughedin Fleet Street (1933).