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Paul Rotha (1907–1984)

Paul Rotha was born on June 3, 1907 in London, England as Paul Thompson. He was a producer and director, known for No Resting Place (1951), The World Is Rich (1947) and Life of Adolf Hitler (1961). He died on March 7, 1984 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England. See full bio »

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 1958 The Desperate Men (producer)
 1947 The World Is Rich (Documentary) (producer)
 1947 A City Speaks (Documentary) (producer)
 1946 Total War in Britain (Documentary short) (producer)
 1946 Britain Can Make It, No. 1 (Short) (producer)
 1946 Land of Promise (Documentary) (producer)
 1944 Children of the City (Short documentary) (producer)
 1943 Worker and Warfront No. 8 (Short) (producer)
 1943 Defeat Tuberculosis (Documentary short) (associate producer)
 1942 Essential Jobs (Short) (producer)
 1942 Life Begins Again (Documentary short) (producer)
 1941 The Countrywomen (Short) (associate producer)
 1941 Defeat Diphtheria (Documentary short) (producer)
 1941 Five and Under (Documentary short) (producer)
 1941 The Battle of the Books (Documentary short) (producer)
 1941 You're Telling Me! (Short) (producer)
 1938 New Worlds for Old (Documentary short) (producer)
 1937 To-Day We Live: A Film of Life in Britain (Documentary short) (producer)
 1937 Air Outpost (Documentary short) (producer)
 1936 The Way to the Sea (Short) (producer)
 1936 Chapter and Verse (Short) (producer)
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Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Other Works:

Biography (w/Jay Ruby): "Robert J. Flaherty: A Biography" See more »

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 976-981. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

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