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  1. Alexander Korda: Sir Alexander Korda was a Hungarian-born British film producer and director. He worked in Hollywood the first time during the transition to "talkies", from 1926 to 1930. The change led to divorce from his first wife, a popular Hungarian actress who could not make the transition because of her strong accent in English.
  2. Alexander Korda is an actor.

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Google previewThe Nelson Encyclopedia (2002)

by Colin White

directed by Alexander Korda. Released in 1941, it starred Laurence Olivier as Nelson and Vivien Leigh as Emma. Olivier suffered at the hands of contemporary critics, most of whom ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of British Cinema (2013)

by Alan Burton, Steve Chibnall

Alexander Korda is, at best, usually appreciated as the impresario who makes all this happen.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

Alexander Korda (UK) Reinhold Schünzel Julien Duvivier Henry Hathaway Zoltan Korda Charles E. Ford Billy Wilder Zoltan Korda Mark Sandrich George Archainbaud Billy Wilder Frank Tuttle André De Toth Charles Vidor Ralph Murphy ...

Google previewDictionary of Pseudonyms (2010)

13,000 Assumed Names and Their Origins, 5th ed. by Adrian Room

Alexander Korda: Sándor László Kellner (1893–1956), Hung.-born Br. movie producer, of Jewish parentage, brother ofdirectors Vincent Korda and Zoltán Korda. At the age of 15, Kellner moved from the Hungarian countryside to Budapest ...

Google previewThe New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry (2014)

by Anthony Slide

Schenck resigned, Alexander Korda became apartner, andDavid O. Selznick agreed torelease eight features through UA.Walter Wanger Productions was formed in 1936 to release through UA,and that same year A. H. Giannini, chairman of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Film Noir (2010)

by Andrew Spicer

The Third Man, one of the most successful and influential films noir, was an international coproduction, an uneasy alliance between Alexander Korda, head of London Films, and the American independent producer David O. Selznick.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)

by John Clute, John Grant

Pr Alexander Korda. Assoc pr Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies. Dir Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan (also Geoffrey Boothby, Charles David, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, Menzies). Spfx Lawrence Butler, Tom Howard, ...

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