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Adrian Brunel


Who is Adrian Brunel?

Adrian Brunel was an English film director and screenwriter. Brunel's directorial career started in the silent era, and reached its peak in the latter half of the 1920s. His surviving work from the 1920s, both full-length feature films and shorts, is highly regarded by silent film historians for its distinctive innovation, sophistication and wit. With the arrival of talkies, Brunel's career ground to a halt and he was absent from the screen for several years before returning in the mid-1930s with a flurry of quota quickie productions, a majority of which are now classed as lost. Brunel's last credit as director was in a 1940 wartime propaganda short film, although he worked for a few years more as a "fixer-up" for films directed or produced by friends in the industry.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of British Cinema (2013)

by Alan Burton, Steve Chibnall

Aimed at a more refined audience, a series of film burlesques was made by Adrian Brunel, one of the founders of the elevated Film Society in London in 1925 . These lampooned popular titles, film styles, and genres, as with T wo-Chinned ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

Howard Victor Saville Tim Whelan Victor Saville Erich Pommer Sam Wood, Sidney Franklin Adrian Brunel, Brian Desmond Hurst, Michael Powell, Alexander Korda Michael Powell Thorold Dickinson Ian ...

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