Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945." Pages 1057-1063. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.
Father of Venetia Stevenson.
Is the only director to be nominated for the Best Director Academy Award for directing a Disney movie.
Studied at St John's College, University of Cambridge, England and was elected as President of the renowned Cambridge Union Society for the Easter Term, 1928.