Director, Mark Robson, was born on Dec 4, 1913 in Montréal, Canada. Robson died at the age of 64 on Jun 20, 1978 in London, England .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Robson was nominated for two Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1957||Best Director||Peyton Place (1957)||N/A||Nominated|
|1958||Best Director||The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)||N/A||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
Peyton Place (1957, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Jan 28, 2017 From The Stop Button
Peyton Place takes over a year and a half starting in 1941. Director Robson has a really slick way of getting the date into the ground situation. Robson and cinematographer William C. Mellor go a little wild with Peyton Place?there?s a lot of location shooting and Robson tries hard to make the viewe... Read full article
Champion (1949, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 9, 2016 From The Stop Button
Champion is a boxing picture. It ends with a big fight, as boxing pictures are wont to do. However, as the fight starts and the film cuts between all the people Kirk Douglas?s Champion has wrong, the film isn?t asking the viewer to root for the protagonist. Douglas is a bad guy. The entire third act... Read full article
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (, 1954)By Judy on Nov 11, 2015 From Movie Classics
This is my contribution to The Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon, hosted by The Wonderful World of Cinema blog. Please visit and take a look at the other postings. William Holden and Grace KellyAfter watching this?powerful and haunting Korean war?film, I belatedly realised it wasn’t really a goo... Read full article
Bedlam (1946, )on Nov 29, 2013 From The Stop Button
Bedlam is about a third of a good picture. It’s like writers Val Lewton and (director too) Robson didn’t quite know how to make it work, what with having to have Boris Karloff in it. Karloff’s the villain, the head of a mental institute in the eighteenth century. Karloff’s so... Read full article
The Seventh Victim (1943, )on May 17, 2013 From The Stop Button
Quite surprisingly, The Seventh Victim–in addition to being a disquieting, subtle thriller–is mostly about urban apathy and discontent. Though there aren’t any establishing shots of New York City (or of the small New England town protagonist Kim Hunter comes from), Robson and write... Read full article
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