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Thorold Dickinson (1903–1984)

Born in Bristol, England, Thorold Dickinson began his film career during the silent era as a writer. He went to work for Ealing in the 1930s, first as an editor and then as a director. He directed or produced military training films during World War II, and after the war he turned out a string of unique and well-received films, such as The Queen ... See full bio »


(age 80) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 1952 Secret People
 1940 Westward Ho! (Short)
 1940 Gaslight
 1938 Behind the Spanish Lines (Documentary short)
 1938 Spanish A.B.C. (Documentary short)
 1934 Java Head
 1933 Loyalties
 1932 Shikari
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It's terribly difficult to direct a film you don't want to make ... That's why I've made so few.


Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1964. See more »

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