Wilfred Lawson

Born: 14 January 1900, Bradford, Yorks.
Died: 10 October 1966, London

Highlighted works

  • Thursday's Child

    An attack on the film industry’s exploitation of young women, directed by Rodney Ackland.

  • Hell Drivers

    Hell Drivers

    Dodgy goings-on in the macho world of haulage, where adrenaline and testosterone levels run high.

  • Tom Jones

    Tom Jones

    Tom, the adopted son of Squire Allworthy, is the roguish but good-hearted hero in Tony Richardson’s uproarious screen adaptation of Henry Fielding’s 1749 novel.

  • Room at the Top

    Room at the Top

    This drama of social mobility in a northern factory town proved a landmark British film thanks to director Jack Clayton’s mature treatment of sexuality and class.

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