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Compton MacKenzie (1883–1972)

Compton MacKenzie was born on January 17, 1883 in West Hartlepool, England as Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie. He was a writer and actor, known for Monarch of the Glen (2000), Whisky Galore (1949) and Sylvia Scarlett (1935). He was married to Lillian McSween, Christine McSween and Faith Stone. He died on November 30, 1972 in Edinburgh, Scotland. See full bio »

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  Monarch of the Glen (TV Series) (inspired by "Highland" novels - 57 episodes, 2000 - 2005) ("Highland" novels - 7 episodes, 2000 - 2003)
- Episode #7.6 (2005) ... (inspired by "Highland" novels)
- Episode #7.5 (2005) ... (inspired by "Highland" novels)
- Episode #7.4 (2005) ... (inspired by "Highland" novels)
- Episode #7.3 (2005) ... (inspired by "Highland" novels)
- Episode #7.2 (2005) ... (inspired by "Highland" novels)
 1969 Sinister Street (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Parti-Coloured Years (1969) ... (novel)
 1958 Mad Little Island (novel)
 1949 Whisky Galore (novel - as Compton Mackenzie) / (screenplay - as Compton Mackenzie)
 1946 Carnival
 1935 Sylvia Scarlett (novel - as Compton Mac Kenzie)
 1932 Dance Pretty Lady (novel "Carnival")
 1922 Sinister Street (novel)
 1916 The Ballet Girl (adaptation) / (novel "Carnival")
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 1950 Chance of a Lifetime
Sir Robert Dysart
 1949 Whisky Galore
Captain Buncher (as Compton Mackenzie)
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 1946 Carnival (producer)
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 1966 The Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.7 (1966) ... Himself (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
 1966 Late Show London (TV Series)
- Episode #1.26 (1966) ... Himself
 1962 Face to Face (TV Series)
- Sir Compton Mackenzie (1962) ... Himself (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)
 1959 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 20 April 1959 (1959) ... Himself (as Sir Compton Mackenzie)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Musical Chairs," performed at the Criterion Theatre in London, England, with John Gielgud, Carol Goodner, Frank Vosper and Finlay Currie in the cast. Theodor Komisarjevsky was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Compton Mac Kenzie | Sir Compton MacKenzie | Compton Mackenzie | Sir Compton Mackenzie

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Also a versatile broadcaster and founder and editor of "The Gramophone" magazine. See more »

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