Louis H. Jackson
London, United Kingdom
|Years active||1944–1948 (film)|
Louis H. Jackson (1904–1960) was a British film producer. He oversaw production at British National Films during the 1940s.
The 1940s was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1940, and ended on December 31, 1949.
Gainsborough Pictures was a British film studio based on the south bank of the Regent's Canal, in Poole Street, Hoxton in the former Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch, north London. Gainsborough Studios was active between 1924 and 1951. The company was initially based at Islington Studios, which were built as a power station for the Great Northern & City Railway and later converted to studios.
The Wicked Lady is a 1945 costume drama film directed by Leslie Arliss and starring Margaret Lockwood in the title role as a nobleman's wife who becomes a highwayman for the excitement. The film had one of the top audiences for a film of its period, 18.4 million.
Louis Charles Hayward was a Johannesburg-born, British-American actor.
A semidocumentary is a form of book, film, or television program presenting a fictional story that incorporates many factual details or actual events, or which is presented in a manner similar to a documentary. Stylistically, it has certain similarities to Italian Neorealism, such as the use of location shooting and employing non-actors in secondary roles. However, the viewer is not intended to mistake a semidocumentary for a real documentary; the fictional elements are too prominent.
Hillary Brooke was an American film actress. Though American-born, she began cultivating a sophisticated English accent, after spending a year living in England in the mid 1930s, to get more film parts early in her career. It eventually became second nature to her, and she was cast as an Englishwoman in most of her films.
Robert Emmet Hannegan was a St. Louis, Missouri politician who served as Commissioner of Internal Revenue from October 1943 to January 1944. He also served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1944 to 1947 and United States Postmaster General from 1945 to 1947. After his political career, in 1947, Hannegan and partner Fred Saigh purchased the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. But Hannegan, ill with heart disease, sold his share in the team to Saigh a few months before his death.
John Reginald Owen was an English actor known for his many roles in British and American film along with television programs.
Frank Reicher was a German-born American actor, director and producer. He is best known for playing Captain Englehorn in the 1933 film King Kong.
George Chandler was an American actor who starred in over 140 feature films, usually in smaller supporting roles, and he is perhaps best known for playing the character of Uncle Petrie Martin on the television series Lassie.
Jean Kent was an English film and television actress.
Ian Dalrymple was a British screenwriter, film director, film editor and film producer.
Pierre Frank Watkin was an American character actor in many films, serials, and television series from the 1930s through the 1950s, especially westerns. He is perhaps best remembered for being the father of Eleanor Twitchell, the lady who captures Lou Gehrig's heart in Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Madonna of the Seven Moons is a 1945 British drama film directed by Arthur Crabtree for Gainsborough Pictures and starring Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger and Patricia Roc. The film was produced by Rubeigh James Minney, with cinematography from Jack Cox and screenplay by Roland Pertwee. It was one of the Gainsborough melodramas.
Dennis Hoey was a British film and stage actor, best known for playing Inspector Lestrade in six films of Universal's Sherlock Holmes series.
Richard Fraser was a Scottish film, television, and stage actor. He is perhaps best known for his role in the 1945 film The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Leyland Hodgson, also known as Leland Hodgson, was an English-born American character actor of the 1930s and 1940s. Born in London on 5 October 1892, Hodgson entered the theater in 1898. In his early 20s, Hodgson was part of a touring theater company, spending his time in the British areas of the Far East, before entering the stage in Australia. In 1930 he would move to the United States, where he would make his film debut in the Oscar-nominated film, The Case of Sergeant Grischa in 1930.
Flora Newton was a British film editor. Newton was employed by ABPC at their Elstree and Welwyn Studios. She was one of a growing number of women editors working in the British film industry at the time.
Louis Cuny was a French film director, screenwriter, film producer, production designer, and film editor.
Matthew Boulton was a British stage and film actor. He was a character actor, who often played police officers and military officers. Having established himself in the theatre, he began taking supporting roles in films including an appearance in Alfred Hitchcock's Sabotage. He subsequently emigrated to Hollywood where he worked for the remainder of his career. His films in America include The Woman in Green (1945) and The Woman in White (1948).
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