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Alexander Korda by P. Tabori

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Published by Oldbourne .
Written in English


  • Korda, A.

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Statementby P. Tabori.
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Open LibraryOL20579756M

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Alexander Korda book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). The magnificent Korda version of The Jungle Book has been available on various public-domain based labels for a while. Tired of looking at my grainy, contrasty, hard to see copy, I decided to treat myself to the Film Detective's RESTORED version. What a disappointment, it's barely better than /5(). "The Jungle Book" "The Drum", an Alexander Korda production made in is no exception. It stars that charming young Indian actor Sabu who at the time was 14 years of age and was virtually at the peak of his acting career. Other notable character actors include: Raymond Massey Roger Livesey Valerie Hobson Francis L. Sullivan/5(34). This handsome, Technicolor adventure based on Rudyard Kipling's short stories is still the best of all the film versions. A family affair: directed by Zoltan Korda and produced by Alexander Korda with art direction by Vincent Korda, it's an enjoyable adventure yarn that should please both young and old. Vincent Korda's art direction is superb.4/5().

Alexander Korda was born Sandor Kellner Septem on a settlement on the outskirts of Turkeve on the Great Hungarian Plain. He was the oldest of three sons in a family of assimilated Jews. As a young boy, Sandor's sight was damaged by the improper treatment of an eye condition.   Four stars for KORDA'S JUNGLE BOOK. Reviewer: robcat - favorite favorite favorite - Novem Subject: Starring Sabu! I had only heard of this "Jungle Book" in discussions of Disney's version so it was great to actually see this one. I'm presuming this one is . Zoltan Korda (June 3, – Octo ) was a Hungarian-born motion picture screenwriter, director and made his first film in Hungary in , and worked with his brother Alexander Korda on film-making there and in London. They both moved to the United States in to Hollywood and the American film : Alexander Korda (brother), Vincent Korda . Michael Korda knew his subjet well - by virtue of her marriage to his uncle, film producer Sir Alexander Korda, Oberon was for a time the author's aunt. And with its pedigree, why shouldn't it be a juicy, hard-to-put-down book?/5.

  Directed by Zoltan Korda. With Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia. A boy raised by wolves tries to adapt to human village life/10(K). The Alexander Korda Award for "Outstanding British Film of the Year" is given in his honour by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The novel Nobody Ordered Wolves features a mogul named Napoleon Bott, who is closely modelled on Korda. Filmography. The following films were directed by . Great Britain's film industry was not held in especially high respect through most of the silent era and the earliest days of sound, but producer and director Alexander Korda helped change that his feature The Private Life of Henry VIII; the film's sharp but intelligent wit and cheeky perspective on royalty and power gave it a distinctly British stamp, but it also proved that the English Brand: Criterion. Hungarian émigré Alexander Korda arrived in London in the early s and transformed the fortunes of British cinema. He established his production company, London Films, built a huge studio complex at Denham in Buckinghamshire, and made some of the most ambitious and .