James Woolf


Producer

Biography

Life Events

1949

Co-founded Romulus Films

Videos

Movie Clip

King Rat (1965) - You're Like All Criminals Director Bryan Forbes has established the miserable Changi P.O.W. camp in Singapore, 1945, where the author James Clavell was himself held, then introduces Lt. Grey (Tom Courtenay), Corporal King (George Segal), and weary Colonel Smedley-Taylor (John Mills), opening King Rat, 1965.
Pumpkin Eater, The (1964) - I Find It Very Depressing Following the credits, more of Anne Bancroft as disillusioned wife Jo, in her London home, joined by husband Jake (Peter Finch), opening director Jack Clayton's The Pumpkin Eater, 1964, also starring James Mason, from the Penelope Mortimer novel and Harold Pinter's screenplay.
Pumpkin Eater, The (1964) - Wives Don't Usually Like Me Another flashback from Jo (Anne Bancroft), alone in her London house, introducing Maggie Smith as "Philpot," officially a distant friend of her husband, then taking her brood for a walk in the park, in The Pumpkin Eater, 1964, directed by Jack Clayton, with Peter Finch and James Mason.
King Rat (1965) - The British Are Impressed American Corporal King (George Segal, title character), the leading hustler at the Japanese P.O.W. camp in Singapore, has summoned talented Brit Marlowe (James Fox), whom he had not previously met, sidekick Max (Patrick O'Neal) attending, in Bryan Forbes' King Rat, 1965.
Pumpkin Eater, The (1964) - Far Too Many Children Director Jack Clayton's hard edit, to Cedric Hardwicke whom we learn is the father of Jo (Anne Bancroft) and who thinks Jake (Peter Finch) is nuts to marry her, after she left her previous husband and brought along five children, in The Pumpkin Eater, 1964, from the Penelope Mortimer novel.
Pumpkin Eater, The (1964) - An Honest Tradesman At the urging of Jo (Anne Bancroft), Bob (James Mason) and actress wife Beth (Janine Gray) are among the invitees at a party she's hosting with screenwriter husband Jake (Peter Finch), popular character Gerald Sim as one voluble guest, in The Pumpkin Eater, 1964, directed by Jack Clayton.

Family

C M Woolf
Father
Producer.
John Woolf
Brother
Producer. Often collaborated with brother; born in March 1913; died on June 28, 1999.

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