Alexander Mackendrick

Sep 8, 1912


An animator for industrial films, Alexander Mackendrick began writing scripts for British features and helming shorts in the late 1930s. During World War II he worked on documentary films, and in the late '40s he began directing features. He made an immediate hit with his debut film, the sparkling satire Whiskey Galore (aka Tight Little Island, 1948).… More


Alexander Mackendrick Videos

The Man In The White Suit
3 minutes 38 seconds
High Wind In Jamaica
2 minutes 24 seconds
Don't Make Waves
3 minutes 48 seconds
Sweet Smell Of Success
1 minutes 2 seconds
The Ladykillers
3 minutes 35 seconds

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