|Born||14 November 1906|
|Occupation||Producer, Writer, Director|
|Years active||1934-1957 (film & TV)|
Stanley Haynes (1906–1958) was a British film producer and screenwriter. He also directed one film, the 1946 period drama Carnival . He collaborated with David Lean at Cineguild Productions in the late 1940s.He was married to the actress Rosalyn Boulter.
Sir David Lean was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor. Widely considered one of the most influential directors of all time, Lean directed the large-scale epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and A Passage to India (1984). He also directed two adaptations of Charles Dickens novels, Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948), as well as the romantic drama Brief Encounter (1945).
Babette Louisa Valerie Hobson was a British actress who appeared in a number of films during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Her second husband was John Profumo, a British government minister who became the subject of a sensational sex scandal in 1963.
Ronald Neame CBE, BSC was an English film producer, director, cinematographer, and screenwriter. Beginning his career as a cinematographer, for his work on the British war film One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1943) he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Special Effects. During a partnership with director David Lean, he produced Brief Encounter (1945), Great Expectations (1946), and Oliver Twist (1948), receiving two Academy Award nominations for writing.
Michael Wilson was an American screenwriter who was blacklisted by the Hollywood film studios during the era of McCarthyism for being a communist.
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.
Guy Mervin Charles Green OBE BSC (5 November 1913 – 15 September 2005) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter, and cinematographer. In 1948, he won an Oscar as cinematographer for the film Great Expectations. In 2002, Green was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the BAFTA, and, in 2004, he was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his lifetime contributions to British cinema.
Dennis Morgan was an American actor-singer. He used the acting pseudonym Richard Stanley before adopting the name under which he gained his greatest fame.
Sir Anthony James Allan Havelock-Allan, 4th Baronet was a British film producer and screenwriter whose credits included This Happy Breed, Blithe Spirit, Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, the 1968 version of Romeo and Juliet and Ryan's Daughter.
David Ross Lederman was an American film director noted for his Western/action/adventure films of the 1930s and 1940s.
Edwin Stanley, was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 230 films between 1916 and 1946. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and died in Hollywood, California. On Broadway, Stanley appeared in This Man's Town (1930), The Marriage Bed (1929), and The Donovan Affair (1926). Stanley was also a playwright.
Stephen B. Grimes was an English production designer and art director. He won an Oscar and was nominated for two more in the category Best Art Direction.
Ivor Barnard was an English stage, radio and film actor. He was an original member of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, where he was a notable Shylock and Caliban. He was the original Water Rat in the first London production of A. A. Milne's "Toad of Toad Hall". In 1929 he appeared on stage as Blanquet, in "Bird in Hand" at the Morosco Theatre in New York, after a successful run in London's West End. The part had been specially written for him by John Drinkwater.
Carnival is a 1946 British drama film about a ballet dancer of the Edwardian era, directed by Stanley Haynes and starring Sally Gray, Michael Wilding, Stanley Holloway and Jean Kent. It is based on the 1912 novel of the same name by Compton Mackenzie, which had previous been made into a 1932 film version Dance Pretty Lady by Anthony Asquith. It was shot at Denham Studios with sets designed by the art director Carmen Dillon.
Thomas Percival Montague Mackey, better known as Percival Mackey, was a British pianist, composer and bandleader. He is particularly known for his work as a composer and musical director for films during the 1930s and 1940s.
Cineguild Productions was a production company formed by director David Lean, cinematographer Ronald Neame and producer Anthony Havelock-Allan in 1944. The company produced some of the major British films of the 1940s.
Bernard Lancret was a French film actor. He appeared in over thirty films between 1935 and 1956 in a mixture of leading and supporting roles. He played the composer Franz Schubert in the 1940 film Sérénade. He played the painter Julien Breughel in the 1935 film Carnival in Flanders.
Stanley Grant (1902–1993) was a British cinematographer and special effects expert. During the 1930s he worked mainly on quota quickies. In the 1940s he was employed on more prestigious films such as David Lean's Oliver Twist.
Horace Murphy was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 120 films between 1931 and 1953.
John Seabourne was a British film editor active between the 1930s and 1950s. During the early 1930s he edited British Gaumont's newsreels. He is sometimes known as John Seabourne Sr. to distinguish him from his son.
Carnival is a 1912 novel by the British writer Compton Mackenzie. A London ballet dancer falls in love with an aristocrat, but refuses to become his mistress and instead marries a Cornish farmer with ultimately tragic consequences. It was a commercial and critical success on its release.