Person - Arliss, Leslie (1901-1987)

Arliss, Leslie (1901-1987)




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Arliss, Leslie (1901-1987)

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London (England, United Kingdom)  1901-10-06 - Inglaterra (Reino Unido)  1987-12-30


Leslie Arliss was an English scriptwriter, film director, critic and journalist.

He started his career as journalist, that led him to be a critic. During the nineties, he entered in the cinema industry as scriptwriter and tales author. In 1941, he became film director, first for Associated British and then for Gainsborough Pictures, which gave him fame. Along with actor James Manson, he got to make his best movies like "The man in grey" (1943), "Love story" (1944) and "The wicked lady" (1945). He moved to London Films, where he made "Bonni Prince Charlie" (1948) and was completed by Anthony Kimmins. He left London films in not too friendly conditions. He finished his career on television.

He died the 30th December 1987 in Jersey at the age of 86.


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London (England, United Kingdom) in 1901-10-06

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Inglaterra (Reino Unido) in 1987-12-30

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