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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.
- also known as Sandy
- born on (103 years ago) in Boston, child of Francis Mackendrick and Martha Mackendrick
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Film director, screenwriter, teacher
- died on (22 years ago) in Los Angeles of pneumonia, emphysema
- buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
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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 ...
by Thomas S. Hischak
Joseph Losey Alexander Mackendrick posed ...
Over 3400 Axioms, Criticisms, Opinions and Witticisms from 100 Years of the Cinema by Stephen M. Ringler
Alexander MacKendrick ...
by Ian Aitken
made effective use of London«s postwar landscape, while Alexander Mackendrick took the crew on demanding ...
The 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 .
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 ...
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 ...
by Jerry Roberts
featured on-camera interviews with Alexander Mackendrick, Alan Parker, Michael Apted, and Gavin Lambert.
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