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Ronald Neame (1911–2010)


A British filmmaker who, over the years, worked as assistant director, cinematographer, producer, writer and ultimately director, Ronald Neame was born on April 23, 1911. His father, Elwin Neame, was a film director and his mother, Ivy Close, was a film star. During the 1920s, he started working at famous Elstree Studios. One of his first jobs was... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1950)
(1946)
(1962)
Brief Encounter Producer
(1945)

Filmography

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 1945 Blithe Spirit (photographed in Technicolor by)
 1944 This Happy Breed (photographed in Technicolor by)
 1942 In Which We Serve (photographed by)
 1942 One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (photographer)
 1941 Major Barbara (photographed by)
 1940 Saloon Bar
 1940 To Hell with Hitler (photography)
 1940 Return to Yesterday (photography)
 1939 Come on George! (photography)
 1939 Young Man's Fancy (photography)
 1939 Cheer Boys Cheer (photography)
 1939 The Secret Four (photography)
 1939 Trouble Brewing (photography)
 1939 Let's Be Famous (photography)
 1938 The Ware Case (photography)
 1938 The Phantom Strikes (photography)
 1938 Who Goes Next? (photographer)
 1938 I See Ice! (photography)
 1937 Keep Fit (uncredited)
 1937 Variety Hour
 1936 Radio Lover
 1935 Honours Easy
 1935 Joy Ride
 1933 Happy
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote the foreword for "Principal Characters: Film Players Out of Frame", by Christopher Neame (Scarecrow Press, 2005)

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ronald Neame CBE | Robert Neame | Ronnie Neame
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Personal Quote:

[About his working relationship with J. Arthur Rank] I always remember him as a rather big man, but that may be because I was a very slim, young man at the time. He wasn't fat. I remember a mustache, a good-natured face. You know when you met him that this was a good man. And so we started to choose subjects, prepare scripts, and knew that we had a lovely studio to shoot them in. And we knew ... See more »

Trivia:

In 1996 he unveiled a British Film Centenary Plaque commemorating the birth of his film star mother,Ivy Close, in Stockton on Tees. This can be found on the exterior wall of the now closed Swallow Hotel. See more »

Nickname:

Ronnie

Star Sign:

Taurus

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