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Robert Stevenson (I) (1905–1986)

Robert Stevenson was born on March 31, 1905 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England as Robert Edward Stevenson. He was a director and writer, known for Mary Poppins (1964), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) and The Love Bug (1968). He was married to Ursula Henderson, Frances Holyoke Howard, Anna Lee and Cecilie L Leslie. He died on April 30, 1986 in Santa ... See full bio »

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Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins Director
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
The Love Bug
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Jane Eyre
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 1985 The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue (Video short) (archive footage)
 1968 The Love Bug
 1964 Mary Poppins
 1960 Kidnapped
 1958 Zorro (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Shadow of Doubt (1958)
 1957 Old Yeller
 1957 The Christophers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Cara (1956)
- Dutch George (1956)
- The Preacher (1956)
- The Killer (1956)
 1955-1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Broken Arrow (1956)
 1955-1956 Star Stage (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1953-1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Try to Remember (1956)
- Summer Promise (1956)
 1955-1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- They (1956)
- Arab Duel (1956)
- The Treasure (1955)
- Louise (1955)
 1955-1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- On a Dark Night (1956)
- Visa for X (1955)
 1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953 Footlights Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Roman Interlude (1953)
- Rocking Horse (1953)
 1952-1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- This Is My Heart (1953)
- Heart of Gold (1952)
- Sunk (1952)
- Girl in the Park (1952)
- Birth of a Hero (1952)
 1946 American Creed (Short)
 1944 Know Your Ally: Britain (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Jane Eyre
 1942 Joan of Paris
 1941 Back Street
 1938 The Ware Case
 1938 To the Victor
 1934 The Camels Are Coming (uncredited)
 1933/I Falling for You
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Stevenson studied engineering at Cambridge University and entered films as a title writer for Paramount-British Newsreel. From 1930 he worked under Michael Balcon as screenwriter at Gainsborough. He subsequently graduated to directing Jack Hulbert comedies, then joined Balcon's move to Ealing in 1938. However, he left shortly afterward for Hollywood on account of his pacifist beliefs, thus ... See more »

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