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)
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[on directing Bobby Henrey in The Fallen Idol
(1948)] "A child of eight can't act. I wasn't looking for an exhibitionist. Adults have habitual features and defences. A good actor must take something away, lose a part of himself before he can create a role. But with the right sort of child such as Bobby, there is nothing in the way. There is absolutely no resistence. He will do everything you tell...
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 917-923. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.
Narrrow, dark spaces: laneways and tunnels (The Third Man (1949) and Odd Man Out