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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 ... director screenwriter producer production manager film salesman|
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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