Knowledge Identifier: +Carol_Reed
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1906.
Countries: United Kingdom (59%), United States (12%), Wales (10%)
Linked to: The King's School, Canterbury, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, The King's School, Canterbury, British Film Institute
Anton Karas - "'Anton Karas"' was a Viennese zither player and composer, best known for his internationally famous 1948 soundtrack to Carol Reed's "The Third Man", which came about as a result of a chance meeting
A period in the theatrical company of the thriller writer Edgar Wallace followed, and Reed became his personal assistant in 1927
Stephen Haggard - He subsequently appeared as Lord Nelson in the 1942 Carol Reed film "The Young Mr Pitt"
F. L. Green - He is best known for his 1945 novel, "Odd Man Out", which was memorably filmed by Carol Reed in 1947
British Academy of Film and Television Arts - BAFTA started out as the "'British Film Academy"', founded in 1947 by directors David Lean, Alexander Korda, Roger Manvell, Laurence Olivier, Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell, Michael Balcon, Carol Reed, and other major figures of the British film industry
Guy Hamilton - After the end of the war, he worked as an assistant to Carol Reed on films, including "The Fallen Idol" and "The Third Man" , before turning to directing with his first film "The Ringer" in 1952
Graham Greene - Greene received an Academy *award nomination for the screenplay for the 1948 Carol Reed film "The Fallen Idol", adapted from his own short story "The Basement Room"
William Templeton (screenwriter) - William had a long film career both in the UK and the US. His adaptation of "The Fallen Idol" a 1948 film with Ralph Richardson directed by Carol Reed and based on the short story "The Basement Room" by Graham Greene was nominated for the Academy *award for Best Direction and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won the BAFTA *award for Best British Film
Wendy Hiller - With her return to film in the 1950s, she portrayed an abused colonial wife in Carol Reed's "Outcast of the Islands" , but had already transitioned into mature, supporting roles with "Sailor of the King" and a memorable victim of the Mau Mau uprising in "Something of Value"
It was the last film Reed made for Korda's London Films; the producer died at the beginning of 1956