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Brian Desmond Hurst Overview:

Director, Brian Desmond Hurst, was born on Feb 12, 1895 in Castlereagh, Northern Ireland. Desmond Hurst died at the age of 91 on Sep 26, 1986 in London, UK .

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Scrooge/A Christmas Carol (, 1951)

By Judy on Dec 30, 2012 From Movie Classics

Alastair Sim and Mervyn Johns as Scrooge and Cratchit As promised, here’s my review of the 1951 Scrooge, which was the winner in the Movie Classics poll for people’s favourite adaptation. At heart, A Christmas Carol is a ghost story. Some productions almost lose sight of that, amid all t... Read full article


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Brian Desmond Hurst Facts
Educated at Ecole de Beaux Arts in Paris.

Hurst's Ourselves Alone (the Irish translation is Sinn Fien)was banned in his native Northern Ireland at the time of its release in 1936 although it has now achieved the recognition it deserved and is shown in museums and other public access points in Northern Ireland. It appears to have been misunderstood. At the time Hurst pointed out the original story had been written by an British army officer and Hurst claimed that the film was 'pro-British'.

John Ford has referred to the Ulster director as his "cousin".

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