Alexander Korda

Alexander Korda

1921: Son Peter Vincent Korda born.

1936: Became a naturalized British subject.

1942: Knighted for services to the film industry by King George VI, the first film personality to be so honored.

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 555-562. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.

Founded, in his journalist days, the magazine le Cinéma de Pest in Hungary on October 1st 1912.

Founder/owner of London Film Productions and Denham Studios.

Grandfather of Victoria Korda.

He took some flak for spending a lot of time in the U.S. during World War II, but it now appears that he was (amongst other things) acting as a courier for Winston Churchill.

Older brother of Vincent Korda and Zoltan Korda.

Uncle of Michael Korda