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"Upon completion of her Bachelor of Journalism degree in 1929 [...] employment opportunities for women were few, and [Evelyn Spice] was relegated to the role of social reporter at the Regina Leader-Post [...]. But it was in Regina that one of the most fortuitous incidents of her life occurred when she met English journalist and later-to-be filmmaker, Marion Grierson, the younger sister of John Grierson. Following her encouragement, Spice travelled to London in 1931, where she soon found work at the Empire Marketing Board with the group of documentary filmmakers surrounding John Grierson."
-- Barbara Evans


Source:
Evans, Barbara. "BFI Screenonline: Spice, Evelyn (1904-1990)." British Film Institute. http://www.screenonline.org.uk/people/id/581923/.