Robert Hamer

Birthday: Mar 31, 1911
Birthplace: Not Available
Robert Hamer was educated at Cambridge University. He went to work at London Films as a clapper boy in 1934, and by 1938 was on the editing staff. An associate producer from 1943, Hamer made his directorial entree with the "Haunted Mirror" sequence in the portmanteau feature Dead of Night (1943); his first feature-length assignment was Pink String and Sealing Wax (1944). For several years, Hamer's career soared like a comet, thanks largely to his quartet of films with Alec Guinness. The best of these, Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), is an imperishable comedy classic. But as the 1950s rolled on, Hamer's reputation plummeted. Three years after directing his last film, the enjoyable but money-losing School for Scoundrels, Robert Hamer was dead at 52.

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No Score Yet A Jolly Bad Fellow Screenwriter 1964
57% Fifty Five Days at Peking Screenwriter 1963
No Score Yet School for Scoundrels Director 1960
No Score Yet The Scapegoat Screenwriter Director 1959
No Score Yet To Paris With Love Director 1955
No Score Yet The Detective Director Screenwriter 1954
No Score Yet The Long Memory Director Screenwriter 1953
No Score Yet The Spider and the Fly Director 1949
100% Kind Hearts and Coronets Director Screenwriter 1949
88% It Always Rains on Sunday Screenwriter 1947
No Score Yet Pink String and Sealing Wax Director Screenwriter 1946
97% Dead of Night Director 1945
No Score Yet Fiddlers Three Producer 1944
No Score Yet San Demetrio London Screenwriter Producer 1943
No Score Yet My Learned Friend Producer 1943

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