Original photograph of Alexander Korda behind the camera, circa 1950

Alexander Korda (subject)

N.p. N.p., circa 1950. Vintage photograph of Sir Alexander Korda at Shepperton Studios circa 1950. With manuscript annotations, and a Huntley Film Archive address sticker on the verso.

Korda was born in Hungary and began his career in the Austrian and German film industries. He worked in Hollywood in the late 1920s before relocating to London, where he quickly became one of Britain's most prominent filmmakers. He was the founder of London Films and later was the owner of British Lion films. He produced "The Fallen Idol" (1948) and "The Third Man" (1949) at Shepperton Studios. Both films were very well received, "The Third Man" winning the Academy Award for best cinematography in 1951.

8 x 10 inches Near Fine.

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