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Ronald Neame (1911–2010)

A British filmmaker who, over the years, worked as assistant director, cinematographer, producer, writer and ultimately director, Ronald Neame was born on April 23, 1911. His father, Elwin Neame, was a film director and his mother, Ivy Close, was a film star. During the 1920s, he started working at famous Elstree Studios. One of his first jobs was... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 1945 Blithe Spirit (photographed in Technicolor by)
 1944 This Happy Breed (photographed by)
 1942 In Which We Serve (photographed by)
 1942 One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (photographer)
 1941 Major Barbara (photographed by)
 1940 Saloon Bar
 1938 The Ware Case
 1938 The Phantom Strikes (photography)
 1938 I See Ice (photography)
 1937 Keep Fit (uncredited)
 1936 Radio Lover
 1935 Honours Easy
 1935 Joy Ride
 1933 Happy
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Wrote the foreword for "Principal Characters: Film Players Out of Frame", by Christopher Neame (Scarecrow Press, 2005)

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1 Print Biography | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ronald Neame CBE | Robert Neame | Ronnie Neame

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[on working with Judy Garland in I Could Go on Singing (1963)] Suddenly, Judy had become the real Judy. It was no longer acting and it was absolutely wonderful. See more »


Educated at the University College School and Hurstpierpoint College. See more »



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