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Alexander Mackendrick


Who is Alexander Mackendrick?

Alexander Mackendrick was an American born Scottish director and teacher. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts and later moved to Scotland. He began making television commercials before moving into post-production editing and directing films, most notably for Ealing Studios where his films include Whisky Galore!, The Man in the White Suit, and The Ladykillers.

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Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Films (2014)

by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White

Another factor in assessing the film is the position within Ealing of its director and its writer, Alexander Mackendrick and William Rose. Rose was an American, whilst Mackendrick was born in Boston and brought up in Scotland. Although it's ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

Joseph Losey Alexander Mackendrick posed ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Cinema Quotations from Filmmakers and Critics (2000)

Over 3400 Axioms, Criticisms, Opinions and Witticisms from 100 Years of the Cinema by Stephen M. Ringler

Alexander MacKendrick ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Documentary Film 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Ian Aitken

made effective use of London¬ęs postwar landscape, while Alexander Mackendrick took the crew on demanding ...

Google previewThe Tim Burton Encyclopedia (2015)

by Samuel J. Umland

designers Peter and Sheila DeBretteville; choreographer Bella Lewitzky; film director Alexander Mackendrick (Sweet Smell of Success); film scholar Gene Youngblood; experimental filmmaker Pat O'Neill; and animation artist Jules Engel .

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Film Noir (2010)

by Andrew Spicer

directed by Alexander Mackendrick, in a very different role as the predatory and egotistical Broadway columnist J. J. Hunsecker (based on Walter Winchell) who suborns the venal ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film (2000)

Ali Baba to Zombies by R. G. Young

George Benson, Judith Furse, Stuart Latham, Edie Martin, Olaf Olsen, Billy Russell, John Rudling P: Michael Balcon D: Alexander Mackendrick SCR: Alexander Mackendrick, Roger MacDougall & John Dighton PHOTOG: Douglas Slocombe ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Film Directors (2009)

by Jerry Roberts

featured on-camera interviews with Alexander Mackendrick, Alan Parker, Michael Apted, and Gavin Lambert.

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