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Richard Lester

 

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 Strained Seriousness 

Director / Producer
1932 - 
Born January 19, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Key Genres: Comedy, Adventure, Action  TSPDT Rating: 7
Key Collaborators: David Watkin (Cinematographer), John Victor-Smith (Editor), Roy Kinnear (Character Player), John Lennon (Leading Player/Composer), Richard Chamberlain (Leading Player), Charles Wood (Screenwriter), Antony Gibbs (Editor), John Barry (Composer), John Bluthal (Character Player), Oliver Reed (Leading Player), Walter Shenson (Producer)
Recommended: A Hard Day's Night (1964), Help! (1965), Petulia (1968)
Worth a Look: The Knack (1965), The Three Musketeers (1973), The Four Musketeers (1974)
Links: [ IMDB ] [ All-Movie Guide ] [ Senses of Cinema: Great Directors ] [ Film Reference ] [ Richard Lester Resources ] [ Salon Feature ] [ Guardian Unlimited Interview ]
Books: [ Getting Away with it or the Further Adventures of the Luckiest Bastard You Ever Saw ] [ Richard Lester and the Beatles: A Complete Biography of the Man Who Directed a Hard Day's Night and Help! ]
DVD's: [ Amazon ]  
1,000 Greatest Films: A Hard Day's Night (1964)
 

 

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