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us: Ackland, Rodney, 1908-1991

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  • Variants

    • us: Bernstein, Norman Ackland, 1908-1991
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Richmond (Richmond upon Thames, London, England)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Central School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art (Great Britain)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Motion pictures
          (lcsh) Motion picture industry
            (lcsh) Motion picture authorship
              (lcsh) Motion pictures--Production and direction
                (lcsh) Playwriting
                  (lcsh) Drama
                    (lcsh) Theater
                      (lcsh) Acting
                    • Occupation

                        (lcsh) Screenwriters
                          (lcsh) Motion picture producers and directors
                            (lcsh) Dramatists
                              (lcsh) Actors
                          • Sources

                            • found: His Absolute hell, 1990: t.p. (Rodney Ackland)
                            • found: Number seventeen, [20--?]: opening credits (scenario, Alma Reville, Alfred Hitchcock, Rodney Ackland)
                            • found: The illustrated who's who in British films, 1978: p. 11 (Ackland, Rodney; b. 1908 in London; stage actor, film director and writer, playwright)
                            • found: The encyclopedia of British film, 1993: page 2 (Rodney Ackland (born London, 1908-died Richmond, Surrey, 1991; screenwriter; real name: Bernstein; trained as an actor; by the 30s his career was set firmly in the direction of writing, particularly the adaptation of novels to the stage, and then as a screenwriter)
                            • found: Katz, E. The film encyclopedia, ©2008: page 12 (Rodney Ackland; screenwriter, playwright, actor; born May 18, 1908-died December 6, 1991; began writing for films and stage in 1930; wrote numerous plays and a number of screenplays for British films; directed one motion picture and played supporting parts in several)
                            • found: IMDb, August 12, 2015 (Rodney Ackland; writer, actor, director; studied for the stage at the Central School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art in London, England; spent several years acting before turning to the cinema; his career was split between screen writing and acting; born: Norman Ackland Bernstein on 18 May 1908 in London, England; died: 6 December 1991 in Richmond, Surrey, England)
                            • found: LC in RLIN, 5-6-91 (hdg.: Ackland, Rodney, 1908-)
                          • Change Notes

                            • 1991-05-07: new
                            • 2015-08-19: revised
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