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Legendary director, David Lean, was born on Mar 25, 1908 in Croydon, England. Lean died at the age of 83 on Apr 16, 1991 in London, England and was laid to rest in Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium in London, England.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
|1946||Best Director||Brief Encounter (1945)||N/A||Nominated|
|1947||Best Director||Great Expectations (1946)||N/A||Nominated|
|1955||Best Director||Summertime (1955)||N/A||Nominated|
|1957||Best Director||The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)||N/A||Won|
|1962||Best Director||Lawrence of Arabia (1962)||N/A||Won|
|1965||Best Director||Doctor Zhivago (1965)||N/A||Nominated|
|1984||Best Director||A Passage to India (1984)||N/A||Nominated|
|1984||Best Writing||A Passage to India (1984)||N/A||Nominated|
|1984||Best Film Editing||A Passage to India (1984)||N/A||Nominated|
Doctor Zhivago (1965, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 10, 2015 From The Stop Button
When Doctor Zhivago got to its intermission, I assumed director Lean would keep things moving as fast in the second half as he did in the first. These expectations were all high melodrama. Instead, the post-intermission section of Zhivago feels utterly detached from the first, even though there are ... Read full article
Margaret Rutherford in Blithe Spirit (, 1945)By Judy on Jun 28, 2013 From Movie Classics
Margaret Rutherford on her bike This posting is my contribution to the Funny Lady blogathon being organised by the Movies, Silently blog. Please do visit and read the postings on a host of actresses from different eras. If there’s a film moment that sums up Margaret Rutherford’s screen p... Read full article
Classic Movie Legend Tribute:By minooallen on Mar 25, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend , born March 25th, 1908! As human beings, and by reading this I assume you are one, we love seeing things grow. We plant tiny little seeds to watch them grow into bright colorful flowers. Parents save photographs of their babies to document their deve... Read full article
Great Expectations (, 1946)By Judy on Dec 20, 2012 From Movie Classics
I didn’t have time to update my blog yesterday and, realistically, my blogging might be a bit hit and miss now as Christmas arrives, but I will try to write new postings as frequently as possible, even if my Dickens in December season ends up stretching into January. Just a few thoughts today ... Read full article
’s SUMMERTIME (1955)By MargaretPerry on Jul 9, 2012 From Margaret Perry
Jane Hudson (Katharine Hepburn) has finally earned herself a personal holiday in Venice, Italy. An unmarried professional, she travels alone, hoping to discover she knows not what in this exotic new city. She meets handsome antique dealer Renato de Rossi (Rossano Brazzi) and after a bit of a rocky s... Read full article
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