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Basil Dean (1888–1978)

Basil Dean first appeared as an actor on the British stage in 1906. He soon switched careers and began writing and directing plays. Turning to the film industry, he became a producer and director in 1928; many of the films he produced and directed were based on his own stage plays. See full bio »

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Known For

21 Days Together
21 Days Together Producer
(1940)
Escape!
Escape! Producer
(1930)
Autumn Crocus
Autumn Crocus Producer
(1934)

Filmography

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 1952 The Gentle Gunman (co-producer - uncredited)
 1949 The Will (TV Movie) (theatrical producer)
 1940 21 Days Together (associate producer)
 1938 When We Are Married (TV Movie) (producer)
 1938 George Takes the Air (producer)
 1938 Penny Paradise (producer)
 1938 I See Ice (producer)
 1937 Keep Fit (producer)
 1937 The Show Goes On (producer)
 1937 Feather Your Nest (producer)
 1936 Keep Your Seats, Please! (producer)
 1936 Lonely Road (producer)
 1936 Laburnum Grove (producer)
 1936 Queen of Hearts (producer)
 1936 Mozart (producer)
 1935 No Limit (producer)
 1935 Midshipman Easy (producer - uncredited)
 1935 Look Up and Laugh (producer)
 1934 Lorna Doone (producer)
 1934 Sing As We Go! (producer)
 1934 Java Head (producer)
 1934 Love, Life & Laughter (producer)
 1934 Autumn Crocus (producer)
 1933 Skipper of the Osprey (Short) (producer)
 1933 Three Men in a Boat (producer)
 1933 Loyalties (producer)
 1932 Looking on the Bright Side (producer)
 1932 Woman in Bondage (producer)
 1932 Love on the Spot (producer)
 1932 Nine Till Six (producer)
 1932 The Water Gipsies (producer)
 1931 Footsteps in the Night (producer)
 1931 Sally in Our Alley (producer)
 1930 The Perfect Alibi (producer)
 1930 Escape! (producer)
 1929 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (producer)
 1928 The Constant Nymph (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Loyalties. Drama. Written by John Galsworthy. Directed by Basil Dean. Gaiety Theatre: 27 Sep 1922- Apr 1923 (closing date unknown/220 performances). Cast: Felix Aylmer (as "Gen. Canynge"), Diana Bourbon (as "Mabel"), Henry Carvill (as "Treisure/Ricardos"), James Dale (as "Ferdinand De Lewis"), Laurence Hanray (as "Lord St. Erth... See more »

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Trivia:

In 1929 he founded Associated Talking Pictures, a British production/distribution company. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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