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Robert Hamer (I) (1911–1963)


Robert James Hamer was born in 1911 along with his twin sister Barbara, the son of Owen Dyke Hamer, a bank clerk, and his wife, Annie Grace Brickell. He was educated at Cambridge University where he wrote some poetry and was published in a collection 'Contemporaries and Their Maker', along with the spy Donald Maclean. Hamer's cinematic career began... See full bio »

Died:

(age 52) in London, England, UK

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Known For

(1949)
The Detective Director
(1954)
Dead of Night Director
(1945)
The Scapegoat Director
(1959)

Filmography

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 1959 The Scapegoat
 1955 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1955 ITV Opening Night at the Guildhall (TV Movie) (play "Private Lives")
 1954 The Detective
 1947 The Loves of Joanna Godden (uncredited)
 1945 Dead of Night (segment "The Haunted Mirror")
 1943 San Demetrio London (completed film, uncredited)
Show Show Writer (12 credits)
Show Show Editor (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He wrote for the revue, "This World Is Ours," at the Gate Theatre Studio in London, England with Hermione Gingold, Charlotte Leigh, Hedley Briggs, Tony Forwood, Michael Anthony, Googie Withers, Peter Borrett, and Rosalind Iden in the cast. Norman Marshall was director. Hedley Briggs was designer. Ronald Hill, Diana Morgan, ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on 'Kind Hearts And Coronets'] It became evident that we had a subject with most agreeable possibilities. What were the possibilities that thus presented themselves? Firstly, that of making a film not noticeably similar to any previously made in the English language. Secondly, that of using the English language, which I love, in a more varied, and, to me, more interesting way than I had ... See more »

Trivia:

Was married from the mid 30's to the mid 50's to the actress Joan Holt, the sister of fellow-director Seth Holt. See more »

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