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."
Financial difficulties arose for the family after the death of his father, Elwin Neame
, in 1923. As a result, he was forced to leave public school to look for a job. He found one at the newly opened Elstree Studios. This started him on his way to being a film director.