Robert Stevenson Overview:

Director, Robert Stevenson, was born Robert Edward Stevenson on Mar 31, 1905 in Buxton, England. Stevenson died at the age of 81 on Apr 30, 1986 in Santa Barbara, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.



Although Stevenson was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1964Best DirectorMary Poppins (1964)N/ANominated

On 2002, Stevenson received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.

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The Woman on Pier 13 (1949, )

on Feb 8, 2012 From The Stop Button

The politics of The Woman on Pier 13 are more interesting than the film itself. While it?s rabidly anti-Communist, the film is pro-Union. It sets up the Communist Party (the USA branch?there?s no mention of Soviet ties) as an unimaginably devious and effective organization. There?s no motive for the... Read full article

Non-Stop New York (1937, )

on Feb 6, 2012 From The Stop Button

I’d almost say Non-Stop New York has to be seen to be believed, but it might imply someone else should suffer through the film’s endless seventy-some minute running time. It’s a completely idiotic British attempt at an American proto-noir. The film opens in New York, so you have a ... Read full article

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945." Pages 1057-1063. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.

Is the only director to be nominated for the Best Director Academy Award for directing a Disney movie.

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