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Also Known As: Died: June 17, 1985
Born: November 21, 1913 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Bray, England, GB Profession: Producer ...
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Raised in England
1933:
Began career as an office boy for a London film distributor
1935:
Joined brother at Marleybone Studios
1937:
Volunteered to be an ambulance driver in the Spanish Civil War; was almost captured twice
1937:
Co-founded Charter Films with brother Roy
1937:
First short film, "The Landlady", directed by Roy and produced by John
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Served as a mechanic in the Royal Air Force during WWII; eventually made first lieutenant
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During WWII, produced three compilation documentaries helmed by brother Roy, "Desert Victory" (1943), "Tunisian Victory" (1944, with assistance from Frank Capra) and "Burma Victory" (1945)
1945:
Feature directing debut, "Journey Together"; also produced and wrote; made for the RAF
1947:
Helmed "Brighton Rock", co-written by Graham Greene (adapted from his novel) and Terrence Rattigan
1951:
Contributed "The Magic Box" to the Festival of Britain
1955:
Joined British Lion Films
1956:
Directed "Private's Progress"
1959:
Helmed the controversial satire "I'm Alright Jack"
1965:
Final film as director, "Rotten to the Core"

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