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Reisz, Karel

LC control no.n 80112811
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Personal name headingReisz, Karel
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Associated countryGreat Britain
Birth date1926-07-21
Death date2002-11-25
Place of birthOstrava (Czech Republic)
Place of deathLondon (England)
Field of activityMotion pictures--Production and direction Theater--Production and direction Motion picture authorship Motion picture plays
Profession or occupationMotion picture producers and directors Theatrical producers and directors Screenwriters
Found inThe technique of film editing, 1953: t.p. (Karel Reisz)
Cattini, A. Karel Reisz, 1985: t.p. (Karel Reisz) p. 7 (b. 7/21/1926)
N.Y. times, Nov. 28, 2002 (Karel Reisz; a leading director of British New Wave, as well as "The French lieutenant's woman" and other Hollywood films; b. 1926 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia; sent to England in 1938; d. Monday [Nov. 25] in London, aged 76)
Oxford dictionary of national biography WWW site, 10 June, 2015 (Reisz, Karel; film and theatre director; born on 21 July 1926 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia; at the age of twelve he joined his older brother Paul as a boarder at Leighton Park, the Quaker school in Reading; returned to Czechoslovakia, but with most of his family dead he decided to take up the chance of studying natural sciences at Emmanuel College, Cambridge; England remained his home for the rest of his life; he taught for two years at the St Marylebone grammar school before winning a commission from the newly established British Film Academy to write a book on film editing, "The Technique of Film Editing," published in 1953; in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) he presented the work and home life of Sillitoe's hard-drinking factory worker Arthur Seaton; died on 25 November 2002 at the Royal Free Hospital, Camden, London)
IMDb, October 27, 2020: (Karel Reisz; director, producer, writer)
Associated languageeng