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Also Known As: Died: May 8, 1979
Born: September 25, 1897 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Birmingham, England, GB Profession: director, screenwriter, producer, production manager, film salesman

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Responsible for a number of finely crafted British films of the 1930s, notably "Sunshine Susie" (1931), "I Was a Spy" (1933), "South Riding" (1938) and "Evergreen" (1934), one of several Jessie Matthews musical vehicles he directed. In 1940 Saville began working in Hollywood, where he enjoyed more success as a producer ("Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" 1941, "Kiss Me Deadly" 1955) than a director.

Responsible for a number of finely crafted British films of the 1930s, notably "Sunshine Susie" (1931), "I Was a Spy" (1933), "South Riding" (1938) and "Evergreen" (1934), one of several Jessie Matthews musical vehicles he directed. In 1940 Saville began working in Hollywood, where he enjoyed more success as a producer ("Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" 1941, "Kiss Me Deadly" 1955) than a director.

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DIRECTOR:

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  The Silver Chalice (1955) Director
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  The Long Wait (1954) Director
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  Affair in Monte Carlo (1953) Director
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  Kim (1951) Director
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  The Miniver Story (1950) Director
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  Conspirator (1949) Director
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  If Winter Comes (1948) Director
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  Desire Me (1947) Fill-In Director
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  Green Dolphin Street (1947) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 Affair in Monte Carlo (1953) Policeman
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1921:
Directorial debut (documentary) "Conquest of Oil"
1927:
First feature film as director, "The Arcadians" (also wrote and produced)
1927:
Production debut "The Arcadians"

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wife:
Phoebe Saville.

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"Evergreen: Victor Saville in His Own Words" Southern Illinois University Press

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