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Robert Hamer (1911–1963)

Robert James Hamer was born in 1911 along with his twin sister Barbara, the son of Owen Dyke Hamer, a bank clerk, and his wife, Annie Grace Brickell. He was educated at Cambridge University where he wrote some poetry and was published in a collection 'Contemporaries and Their Maker', along with the spy Donald Maclean. Hamer's cinematic career began... See full bio »

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(age 52) in London, England, UK

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 1959 The Scapegoat
 1955 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1954 The Detective
 1947 The Loves of Joanna Godden (uncredited)
 1945 Dead of Night (segment "The Haunted Mirror")
 1943 San Demetrio London (completed film, uncredited)
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He wrote for the revue, "This World Is Ours," at the Gate Theatre Studio in London, England with Hermione Gingold, Charlotte Leigh, Hedley Briggs, Tony Forwood, Michael Anthony, Googie Withers, Peter Borrett, and Rosalind Iden in the cast. Norman Marshall was director. Hedley Briggs was designer. Ronald Hill, Diana Morgan, ... See more »

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[on 'Kind Hearts And Coronets'] It became evident that we had a subject with most agreeable possibilities. What were the possibilities that thus presented themselves? Firstly, that of making a film not noticeably similar to any previously made in the English language. Secondly, that of using the English language, which I love, in a more varied, and, to me, more interesting way than I had ... See more »

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 438-441. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

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