Person - Baker, Robert S. (1916-2009)

Baker, Robert S. (1916-2009)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

London (England, United Kingdom)  1916-10-17 - Inglaterra (Reino Unido)  2009-09-30


Robert Baker was a British photography director, film director and producer.

He served as artilleryman in the British army during Second World War in North Africa, where he met his partner Monty Berman. He joined the cinema and photography unit of the army, becoming combat camerman in Europe. When the war finished, him and Berman founded the Tempean Films to film movies. Their first movie was "Date with a dream" (1948). At the beginning of his career, they made low cost movies until they slowly inverted more in movies he directed himself, like "13 East Street" (1952), "The hellfire club" (1961) "The treasure of Monte Cristo" (1961) or "The saint" (1962), which had a remake in 1997. His last period was dedicated to television.

He died the 30th September 2009 in England at the age of 92.

World War, 1939-1945

Description: Sirvió como artillero en el norte de África para el Ejército Británico; perteneció a la unidad de cine y fotografía del ejército; Se convirtió en un cámara de combate en Europa.

Date of the event: 1939 - 1945



Lugar de Nacimiento:

London (England, United Kingdom) in 1916-10-17

Lugar de Defunción:

Inglaterra (Reino Unido) in 2009-09-30

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Biblioteca Nacional de España


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