David Lean

Mar 25, 1908
Croydon, Surrey, England, UK


Director, writer, and producer David Lean grew up in a strict religious background in which movies were forbidden to become one of the world's most celebrated filmmakers. Beginning as a tea boy in the mid-'20s, he was lucky enough to move into editing just as sound films -- with their special requirements -- were coming on the scene. By the mid-'30s, he… More


David Lean Videos

Doctor Zhivago
3 minutes 43 seconds
Ryan's Daughter
28 seconds
Lawrence Of Arabia
5 minutes 44 seconds
In Which We Serve
1 minutes 12 seconds
A Passage To India
3 minutes 27 seconds

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