Wrote the foreword for "Principal Characters: Film Players Out of Frame", by Christopher Neame
(Scarecrow Press, 2005)
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[About Alexander Korda] I once had a meeting with him. I remember thinking, Korda can make you think black is white, or white is black that he would say at a meeting, "Well, you see, black is white, Ronnie." And you'd say, "Yes, yes." And then halfway up Brook Street after you'd left, you'd say, "Well, no. That's not so. Black isn't white."
He represented the second of four generations in the genre of cinema and television. He was the elder son of the photographer Elwin Neame
and the actress Ivy Close
. His brother Derek Neame
scripted several films. He led a distinguished career as a cinematographer, screenwriter, producer and director. His son Christopher Neame
and grandson Gareth Neame
have carved successful careers as producers.