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spear carrier in George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan" with Sybil Thorndike and a young Laurence Olivier
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Sir Carol Reed
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
After you've been shooting awhile and are looking at your footage as you go, you begin to see the picture taking shape, establishing a rhythym of it's own. Things begin to fall into place of themselves. That's when you begin to feel the picture's natural pace and you develop it. You can then work with the actors and mould and shape it.
In 1952 he became the first British film director to receive a knighthood for his craft. Although producer/director Alexander Korda
and actor/director Laurence Olivier
had previously been knighted, Reed was the first to receive the distinction primarily for his directing work.
Narrrow, dark spaces: laneways and tunnels (The Third Man (1949) and Odd Man Out