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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 Robert W. Pohle Jr., Douglas C. Hart, Rita Pohle Baldwin
Director: Basil Dearden Screenplay: John Dighton, Alexander Mackendrick; based on the novel by Helen Simpson Producer: Sir Michael Balcon; Music: Alan Rawsthorne; ...
Over 3400 Axioms, Criticisms, Opinions and Witticisms from 100 Years of the Cinema by Stephen M. Ringler
Alexander MacKendrick, Director Cited ...
by Jerry Roberts
featured on-camera interviews with Alexander Mackendrick, Alan Parker, Michael Apted, and Gavin Lambert. Frears directed episodes of Parkin's Patch, Tom Gratton's War, Follyfoot, ITV Playhouse, The Comic Strip Presents . . . and other series. Frears has been significant to the careers of writers Christopher Hampton and Alan Bennett. The Cricket Match followed ...
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