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Mark Robson (I) (1913–1978)


Mark Robson studied political science and economics at the University of California. He then took a law course at Pacific Coast University, and, at one time, also attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. Ultimately, his interests led him elsewhere, since he ended up in the movie business as a part-time assistant set dresser in the property ... See full bio »

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(age 64) in London, England, UK

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(1956)
Peyton Place Director
(1957)
(1943)
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(1949)

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Personal Quote:

[on modern films, circa 1970] The most obsolete, yet most persistent Hollywood tradition, is the practice of attempting to make all films appealing to all audiences. In today's market, this is absurd. Only a handful of films made each year might appeal to all audiences, and these indeed will be smash hits. Where companies fail is in their continual efforts to soften every film's impact in order ... See more »

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Contrary to what has been written elsewhere, his death occurred two days before the scheduled end of filming on "Avalanche Express"; these last days were under the direction of the film's cameraman, Jack Cardiff, a former director. Some people on the film claimed that Robson's heart condition (which he knew to be severe) had been aggravated by filming conditions - notably the heavy drinking by ... See more »

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