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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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Secret People
Secret People Director
The Next of Kin
The Next of Kin Director


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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.


Head of jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1967 See more »

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