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Also Known As: Died: February 20, 1968
Born: November 9, 1902 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Director ...
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1925:
Co-founded Film Society
1926:
Went to Hollywood to study filmmaking methods
1928:
Returned to England to assist Sinclair Hall on film, "Boadicea"
1928:
First film as co-director (with A.V. Bramble), "Shooting Stars" (also screenwriter and editor)
1928:
Solo film directing debut, "Underground"
1930:
Co-directed (with Geoffrey Barkas) first sound film, "Tell England"
1937:
Became first president of Association of Cinematographic Technicians
1939:
First collaboration with Terrence Rattigan, filming his play, "French Without Tears"
1945:
Formed International Screenplays with Terrence Rattigan and Anatole de Grunwald
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Directed ballets starring Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev for British TV in the mid-1950s

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