George P. Breakston Poster


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Overview (2)

Born in Paris, France
Died in Paris, France

Mini Bio (1)

George P. Breakston was born on January 22, 1920 in Paris, France. He was a director and producer, known for Jungle Stampede (1950), Life Returns (1935) and The Manster (1959). He died on May 21, 1973 in Paris.

Trivia (5)

Child actor turned director.
During World War II, he served with the US Army Signal Corps in the Pacific Theatre of Operations as a photographer.
Began as a child actor in radio in 1930. Settled in Kenya during the 1950's. Set up his own production company, turning out second feature adventure films and TV episodes with British backing.
George Breakston's date of birth is given these days as January 22nd, 1920. But in contemporary publicity for the film No Greater Glory, filmed in late 1933 and released in 1934 (film magazines and studio publicity of the time) he is stated as being only eleven years old, which would make his year of birth 1922.
Appeared in two movies nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: It Happened One Night (1934) and The Grapes of Wrath (1940). "It Happened One Night" is a winner in this category.

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