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Compton Bennett (1900–1974)

Compton Bennett started out as a bandleader and then became a commercial artist. He turned out a few amateur films that caught the attention of producer Alexander Korda's London Films, and they hired him in 1932 as a film editor. During World War II he directed a few instructional films for the British military and some propaganda shorts for the ... See full bio »


(age 74) in London, England, UK

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King Solomon's Mines
The Seventh Veil
The Seventh Veil Director
That Forsyte Woman
City After Midnight


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 1961 First Left Past Aden (Documentary short) (as R. Compton Bennett)
 1960 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Hue and Cry (1960)
- The Oath (1960)
 1959 The Four Just Men (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series) (co-director - 1 episode)
- The Sickness of Kilimanjaro (1958) ... (co-director)
 1957 Man-Eater
 1952 Glory at Sea
 1948 Daybreak
 1944 Men of Rochdale (Short)
 1942 Find, Fix and Strike (Documentary short)
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Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Editor (3 credits)
Show Show Production designer (2 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Bob Compton Bennett | R. Compton Bennett | Bob Compton-Bennett

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