Frank Launder Movies List

Frank Launder
Frank Launder
28-01-1906
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, UK
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Emil and the Detective

Frank Launder Filmography

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The Wildcats of St. Trinian's
Director: Frank Launder
Release date: 10-09-1980
The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery
Director: Frank Launder , Sidney Gilliat
Release Year: 1966
The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's
Director: Frank Launder
Release Year: 1960
Blue Murder at St. Trinian's
Director: Frank Launder
Release date: 10-12-1957
She Played With Fire
She Played With Fire ( English )
Director: Sidney Gilliat
Release date: 13-03-1957
The Constant Husband
The Constant Husband ( English )
Director: Sydney Gillat
Music Director: Malcolm Arnold
Release date: 06-11-1955
Geordie
Geordie ( English )
Artist: Alastair Sim , Bill Travers , Norah Gorsen , Molly Urquhart , Paul Young
Director: Frank Launder
Release date: 01-09-1955
The Belles of St. Trinian's
Director: Frank Launder
Music Director: Malcolm Arnold
Release date: 28-09-1954
Folly to be Wise
Folly to be Wise ( English )
Director: Frank Launder
Release date: 09-01-1953
The Happiest Days of Your Life
Director: Frank Launder , Cecil F. Ford , George More O'Ferrall , Angela Allen , Carole Acason
Music Director: Mischa Spoliansky , George Burgess , Leonard Bulkley , Hubert Clifford
Release date: 16-09-1950
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Frank Launder Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frank Launder (28 January 1906 – 23 February 1997) was a British writer, film director and producer, who made more than 40 films, many of them in collaboration with Sidney Gilliat. He was born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England and worked briefly as a clerk before becoming an actor and then a playwright. He began working as a screenwriter on British films in the 1930s, contributing the original story for the classic Will Hay comedy Oh, Mr Porter! (1937). After writing a number of screenplays with Gilliat, including The Lady Vanishes (1938) for Alfred Hitchcock, and Night Train to Munich for Carol Reed; the two men wrote and directed the wartime drama Millions Like Us (1943). After founding their own production company Individual Pictures, they produced a number of memorable dramas and thrillers including I See a Dark Stranger (1945) and Green for Danger (1946), but were best known for their comedies including The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950) and most famously, the St Trinians series, based on Ronald Searle's cartoons set in an anarchic girls school. He was married to actress Bernadette O'Farrell from 1950 until his death in Monaco. The couple had two children.

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