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  1. People in Camera

    Date released
    13 Jan 1947
    Series name
    Pathe News
    Issue no
    47/4
    NoS ID
    101550
    Story no
    7 / 8
    Extras
    1 film clip, 1 commentary sheet, 1 shot list

    Pathe reporter interviews personalities on "Queen Elizabeth". Madeleine Carrol, Sir Alexander Korda and Sir James Bisset, skipper of the Queen Elizabeth.

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  2. Ideal Husband, An (1947 Film, Video)

    Director
    Alexander Korda
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 92 minutes), £12.99

    An adaptation by Alexander Korda of the Oscar Wilde play. Sir Robert Chiltern, a prospective Cabinet minister, discovers that his career may be in jeopardy due to the surprising and unwelcomed appearance of...

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  3. Four Feathers, The (1939 Film)

    Director
    Zoltan Korda
    Producer
    Alexander Korda

    War film melodrama on the theme of heroism and celebration of empire based on the novel by A.E.W. Mason. Henry Faversham, son of a war hero, resigns his military commission just before his company is to...

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  4. The Encyclopedia of British Film (1st edition)

    Date
    28 May 2015, 14:06
    Author
    Sergio Angelini
    Post Type
    BUFVC Review

    The Encyclopedia of British Film edited by Brian McFarlane (Methuen in association with the British Film Institute, 2003), 774 pages, ISBN: 978-0413773012 (paperback) N.B. This review originally appeared in...

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  5. Four Feathers, The (1939 Video)

    Director
    Zoltan Korda
    Producer
    Irving Asher; Alexander Korda
    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    Hire Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 110 min.

    Feature film. A disgraced young British officer redeems his honour by helping to put down the Khalifa’s revolt in the Sudan in 1898.

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  6. Investiture at the Palace

    Date released
    28 Sep 1942
    Series name
    Pathe Gazette
    Issue no
    42/78
    NoS ID
    099648
    Story no
    2 / 6
    Extras
    1 film clip, 1 commentary sheet, 1 shot list

    260 men and women attend Buckingham Palace to receive decorations for wartime exploits. Among those seen are Wing Commander Little RAF, Major Palmer of SAAF, Commander Hinton, Admiral Syfret, Alexander Korda...

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  7. Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: For Deeds Done - Honour Rendered

    Date released
    28 Sep 1942
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    695
    NoS ID
    012457
    Story no
    1 / 5

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Investiture at the Palace. DESCRIPTION: More gallantry were recently received at a Buckingham Palace investiture. Also being honoured was Alexander Korda who received a knighthood....

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  8. Sanders of the River (1935 Film)

    Director
    Zoltan Korda
    Producer
    Alexander Korda
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Feature film. Presents a selectively constructed but positive view of British colonial administration in Africa and of the nature and capabilities of the African. The tone and theme of the film are set by...

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  9. Going - Going - Gone!

    Date released
    18 Jun 1962
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    1724
    NoS ID
    024673
    Story no
    4 / 5

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Going - Going - Gone!. DESCRIPTION: At Sotheby’s in London, the collection of the late Sir Alexander Korda came under the hammer. Paintings included the Blue Boat by Claude Monet, a...

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  10. Men Are Not Gods (1936 Film, Video)

    Director
    Walter Reisch
    Producer
    Alexander Korda

    Feature film. Ann, secretary to a theatre critic, is persuaded to alter a poor review of actor Edmond Davey’s performance as Othello at the behest of his actress wife, Barbara. Ann is sacked, then falls in...

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