Directed Lord Montagu of Beaulieu
's play, "Gilt and Gingerbread," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England, with John Clements, Kay Hammond, Hugh Sinclair
, Eileen Peel, Walter Fitzgerald and Richard Briers in the cast.
5' 11½" (1.82 m)
Did You Know?
[on his uncredited contributions to "Major Barbara" (1940), officially directed by Gabriel Pascal]: I co-directed quite a lot of that with David Lean. Pascal knew nothing at all about directing and in the end he paid me quite a lot of money not to have my name directed as a director of it. Gabby hadn't the slightest idea - I mean, sometimes he would look through a view-finder the wrong way around...
On stage from 1912, he eventually moved into routine films as an actor, but found his true calling as a director. Later he concentrated on stage directing.