Sir Alexander Korda

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Noun1.Sir Alexander Korda - British filmmaker (born in Hungary) (1893-1956)
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1956: Sir Alexander Korda, Hungarian-born British film producer and director, died.
1956: Sir Alexander Korda, Hungarianborn British film producer and director, died.
The Danish Girl was nominated for three Golden Globes, five BAFTAs and two SAG Awards (with Alicia Vikander winning Best Supporting Actress) - Tom Hooper was nominated for The Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding British Film.
In Things to Come, directed by Alexander Korda, an adaptation of Wells's The Shape of Things to Come, Wells anticipates aspects of World War II, such as the aerial bombardment of civilian populations.
If memory serves, the first big Jungle Book film was made by Alexander Korda in 1942-and its exotic storytelling with Indian characters and actors is now regarded as a durable classic.
The films he explores include major studio films, Poverty Row quickies (what we today call "B movies"), and the UK-produced films of Alexander Korda featuring Veidt (based on the reasoning that Korda was tailoring these films to the US market).
The fest was also used as a platform for European filmmakers to lend support for their Hungarian brethren in a nation known for auteurs such as Alexander Korda, Istvan Szabo and Miklos Jancso.
Also on offer are items from Sir Alexander Korda studio's I Claudius, and The Private Life of Henry VIII starring Charles Laughton.
HIS directorial debut Nil By Mouth won two Bafta Awards: Best Original Screenplay and the Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film, which he shared with Luc Besson.
The longtime editor-in-chief of the Simon & Schuster publishing house, Korda is a nephew of the Hungarian emigre Alexander Korda, who helped create the British film industry--and actually owned, for a while, the movie rights for Lawrence's story, although he sold them, over a casual lunch, to the people who would end up producing the 1962 extravaganza Lawrence of Arabia.
Sam Livesey had a part in the 1933 Alexander Korda film The Private Life of Henry VIII starring Oscar-winner Charles Laughton.
He was brought to London by Alexander Korda, the legendary film producer, who had seen something special in his early work and teamed him up with director Powell.