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Vernon Sewell (1903–2001)

Vernon Sewell was educated at Malborough College. He was one of the crew of "castaways" with Michael Powell on the Shetland island of Foula to make The Edge of the World (1937). He later became one of the mainstays in the "B" movie niche of the British film industry, and in his almost 40-year career he turned out everything from spy thrillers to ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 97) in Durban, South Africa

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Known For

Frenzy Director
(1945)
Radio Cab Murder Director
(1954)
The Silver Fleet Director
(1943)
Home and Away Director
(1956)

Filmography

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 1972 Burke & Hare
 1969 The Avengers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Homicide and Old Lace (1969) ... (uncredited)
 1967 Some May Live
 1963-1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Wild Goose Chase (1964)
- Over and Out (1963)
- Fine Feathers (1963)
 1962 Strongroom
 1961 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- House of Mystery (1961)
 1960 Urge to Kill
 1959 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Urge to Kill (1959)
 1959/I Wrong Number
 1957 Rogue's Yarn
 1957 Sailor of Fortune (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Castle for Sale (1957)
 1956 Home and Away
 1954 Terror Ship
 1952 Ghost Ship
 1948 Uneasy Terms
 1945 Frenzy
 1943 The Silver Fleet (as Vernon Campbell Sewell)
 1938 Breakers Ahead (Short)
 1938 What Men Live by (Short)
 1937 A Test for Love (Documentary short)
 1934 The Medium (Short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Vernon C. Sewell | Vernon Campbell Sewell

Spouse:

Joan Carol  (her death)

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