R. Christian Anderson

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Christian was born in Los Angeles and raised in Hollywood. His mother, Lita, was an announcer for radio station KMPC, at the time a music and entertainment station. Though only a child, she took him to numerous movie premieres she covered in her broadcasts. During that time he met many celebrities, including Lucille Ball, Dick Powell, June Allison... See full bio »

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The Ruminator Director
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 2017 The House on Cortez Street (Video documentary short) (supervising producer)
 2017 A Minute of Stirling Calder (Short) (supervising producer - uncredited)
 2017 Manhattan Montage (Short) (supervising producer - uncredited)
 2017 Lost Broadway (Short) (supervising producer - uncredited)
 2017 Slate Me! (TV Series) (production consultant)
 2017 Tetrazzini at the Fountain (Short) (supervising producer - uncredited)
 2017 I Remember Devi Dja (Short) (supervising producer)
 2016 The Eyes of Bierstadt (Short) (supervising producer - uncredited)
 2016 A Chance to Say Goodbye (Short) (production consultant)
 2015 The Ghosts of San Francisco (Short) (supervising producer - uncredited)
 2015 When the World Came to San Francisco (Documentary) (co-producer) / (supervising producer)
 2015 Sugarfoot Photo Shoot (Short) (supervising producer - uncredited)
 2015 Danse Sensuelle (Video short) (supervising producer - uncredited)
 2013 Nijinsky: Still Dancer (Documentary short) (producer)
 2012 To Serve and Protect (Short) (production consultant)
 2012 Gunner's Rift (Short) (line producer)
 2012 Old Hollywood (Short) (producer)
 2012 A Matter of Divorcement (Short) (producer)
 2010 Tea and Destiny (Short) (producer)
 2009/I Mind Games (Short) (associate producer)
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Selected by the California Historical Society as a Core Partner for the official centennial celebration of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The premiere of his feature film, "When the World Came to San Francisco", is part of that observance. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Phillipe Beaumont | Chris Graham | Alexander Larkin | Clifton Steiner


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Personal Quote:

Instead of picking apart a person's looks, their haircut, odd mannerism or such... we need to see them for their talent, their contributions, or simply their heart. Everyone is amazing in their own way. See more »


Christian experienced 3 major California earthquakes. The first was the 1971 Sylmar Earthquake in Los Angeles on February 9, 1971, with a magnitude of 6.7. The second was the 1987 Whittier earthquake which impacted most of southern California on October 1, 1987 with a magnitude of 5.9. The third was the great Loma Prieta earthquake, which struck San Francisco on October 17, 1989, with a magnitude... See more »


Has at least one over-all static shot in his films. He refers to this as his "Kubrick" shot. See more »

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