|Born||2 July 1905|
|Years active||1930 – 1971|
Jack Harris (1905–1971) was a British film editor, born at South Farnborough, in the English county of Hampshire. Along with David Lean, he was one of the leading British editors from the 1930s to the 1950s. He edited half a dozen films directed by Lean in the 1940s.
Sidney Gilliat was an English film director, producer and writer.
Frederick A. YoungOBE, BSC was a British cinematographer. He is probably best known for his work on David Lean's films Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and Ryan's Daughter (1970), all three of which won him Academy Awards for Best Cinematography. He was often credited as F. A. Young.
Mutz Greenbaum, sometimes credited as Max Greene or Max Greenbaum, was a Berlin, Germany-born film cinematographer.
William Collier Jr. was an American stage performer, producer, and a film actor who in the silent and sound eras was cast in no less than 89 motion pictures.
Ian Dalrymple was a British screenwriter, film director, film editor and film producer.
Mark Sandrich was an American film director, writer, and producer.
Herbert Sydney Wilcox CBE, was a British film producer and director who was one of the most successful British filmmakers from the 1920s to the 1950s. He is best known for the films he made with his third wife Anna Neagle.
Wade Boteler was an American film actor and writer. He appeared in more than 430 films between 1919 and 1943. He was born in Santa Ana, California, and died in Hollywood, California, from a heart attack.
Jameson Thomas was an English film actor. He appeared in 82 films between 1923 and 1939.
George McLoughlin, known professionally as Gibb McLaughlin, was an English film and stage actor.
Gus McNaughton, also known as Augustus Le Clerq and Augustus Howard, was an English film actor. He appeared in 70 films between 1930 and 1947. He was born in London and died in Castor, Cambridgeshire. He is sometimes credited as Gus MacNaughton. He appeared on stage from 1899, as a juvenile comedian with the Fred Karno company, the influential British music hall troupe. In films, McNaughton was often cast as the "fast-talking sidekick", and he appeared in several popular George Formby comedies of the 1930s and 1940s. He also appeared twice for director Alfred Hitchcock in both Murder! (1930) and The 39 Steps (1935).
W. P. LipscombWilliam Percy Lipscomb, was a British-born Hollywood playwright, screenwriter, producer and director. He died in London in 1958, aged 71.
Walter Forde was a British actor, screenwriter and director. Born in Lambeth, south London in 1898, he directed over fifty films between 1919 from the silent era through to 1949 in the sound era. He died in Los Angeles, California in 1984.
Brock Williams was a prolific English screenwriter with over 100 films to his credit between 1930 and 1962. He also had a brief directorial career, and later also worked in television.
Walter Charles Mycroft was a British novelist, screenwriter, film producer and director. In the 1920s he was film critic of the London Evening Standard, and a founder of the London Film Society, before joining the film industry.
Derek Norman Twist was a British screenwriter, film editor and director. He was sometimes credited as Derek N. Twist. During the 1930s he worked at British Gaumont.
Sam B. Hardy was an American stage and film actor who appeared in feature films during the silent and early sound eras.
George Goodchild (1888–1969), also known as Alan Dare, Wallace Q. Reid, and Jesse Templeton, was a British writer of popular books, short stories, plays, and a writer and director of several movies.
Jack Hobbs was a British stage and film actor who appeared in more than forty films. After making his debut in the 1915 silent The Yoke Hobbs appeared in a mixture of leading and supporting roles in both the silent and sound eras. He played the hero in several quota quickies of the 1930s, including All That Glitters (1936). He was cast as an effectively glib, smooth-talking antagonist in two George Formby films No Limit (1935) and It's in the Air (1938).
Jack Kitchin (1901–1983) was a British film editor and producer. Kitchin worked as editor on over thirty films, and as producer on a further five. He worked in Hollywood for much of his career before returning to Britain where he was employed by Ealing Studios. At Ealing he headed a special unit which made George Formby comedy films.
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