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Alexander Mackendrick

One of the most distinguished (if frequently overlooked) directors ever to emerge from the British film industry, Alexander Mackendrick, was in fact born in the US (to Scottish parents), but grew up in his native Scotland, where he studied at the Glasgow School of Art. He started out as a commercial illustrator, and his first film endeavors were in...

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Sep 8, 1912 In Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Charley's March of Time
Latest Project:
Movie Logan 2017-03-03

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Sweet Smell of Success
Poster of The Ladykillers
Poster of High and Dry
Poster of The Man in the White Suit
Movie The Devil's Disciple Unknown 2018
Movie Crash of Silence Unknown 2018
Movie The Man in the White Suit Unknown 2018
Movie Logan Unknown 2017-03-03
Movie 3:10 to Yuma Unknown 2007-09-07
Movie Mackendrick on Film Unknown 2004
Movie Heavy Unknown 1996-06-05
Movie A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears Unknown 1995
Movie Rob Roy Unknown 1995-04-14
Movie Distilling Whisky Galore! Himself - Director 1991-05-21
Series The British Greats Unknown 1980-06-18
Series Tuesday's Documentary Unknown 1968-09-10
Movie Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad Unknown 1967
Movie Don't Make Waves Unknown 1967-09-15
Series Omnibus Himself - Interviewee 1967-10-13
Movie A High Wind in Jamaica Unknown 1965-06-04
Movie A Boy Ten Feet Tall Unknown 1963
Series The Defenders Unknown 1961-09-16
Movie Fanfare Unknown 1958
Movie Sweet Smell of Success Unknown 1957-07-04
Movie The Ladykillers Unknown 1956-02-24
Movie High and Dry Unknown 1954-02-01
Movie The Blue Lamp Unknown 1950-06-01
Movie Dance Hall Unknown 1950-06-01
Movie Whisky Galore Unknown 1949-12-25
Movie Robinson Charley Unknown 1948
Movie Saraband Unknown 1948-10-04
Movie Charley's March of Time Unknown 1948
Movie Abu Builds a Dam Unknown 1944
Movie Abu's Dungeon Unknown 1943
Movie Abu and the Poisoned Well Unknown 1943
Movie Abu's Harvest Unknown 1943
Movie Train Trouble Unknown 1943
Movie Subject for Discussion Unknown 1943
Movie Carnival in the Clothes Cupboard Unknown 1941
Movie Love on the Range Unknown 1939
Movie South Sea Sweethearts Unknown 1938
Movie Bombs Over London Unknown 1937