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Jack Clayton

Jack Clayton

  • Beat The Devil (1953) October 03 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: February 25, 1995
Born: March 1, 1921 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brighton, England, GB Profession: Producer ...
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1935:
Joined Alexander Korda's London Films as third assistant director
1936:
Promoted to assistant director, then editor, London Films
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Served in RAF; became commanding officer in film unit
1944:
Short film directing and writing debut, "Naples is a Battlefield" (Clayton present at liberation of Naples; film released by Ministry of Information)
1947:
First film as production manager, "An Ideal Husband"
1948:
First film as associate producer, "Queen of Spades"
1955:
Medium-length directing debut, "The Bespoke Overcoat" (also produced)
1956:
First feature film as producer, "Sailor Beware/Panic in the Parlor"
:
Joined James Woolf's Romulus Films as associate producer in the 1950s
1959:
Feature film directing debut, "Room at the Top"
1961:
Enjoyed a success with "The Innocents", adapted from Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw"
1974:
Helmed the lavish if somewhat staid remake of "The Great Gatsby"
1983:
Directed the film adaptation of Ray Bradbury's film "Something Wicked This Way Comes"
1987:
Helmed the romance "The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne"

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