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- 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.
- also known as Sir Alexander Korda, Sándor Korda, Alexandre Korda, Korda Sándor, Sándor Kellner, Sándor László Kellner, Alex
- born on (122 years ago) in Túrkeve, child of Henrik Kellner and Ernesztina Weisz
- ethnicity: Jewish people, Hungarians
- nationality: Austria-Hungary, Hungarian Soviet Republic, Hungarian Democratic Republic, United Kingdom
- profession: Film director, film producer, screenwriter
- died on (59 years ago) in London of myocardial infarction
- buried in Golders Green Crematorium
- read more about Alexander Korda (film director)
- Alexander Korda is an actor.
- child of Nino Korda
- profession: Actor
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Fourth edition by Brian McFarlane
BIBLIOG: Michael Korda, Charmed Lives, 1980; Karol Kulik, Alexander Korda: The Man Who Could Work Miracles, 1975; Charles Drazin, Korda, ...
The 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 ...
Dictionary 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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