Charles Parker

Born: 14 June 1910
Died: November 1977, Hertfordshire

Highlighted works

  • Zulu

    Zulu

    A thoughtful account of British soldiers’ heroic defence of an outpost against vastly superior Zulu forces in 1879, famed for its gripping battle sequences.

  • Ryan's Daughter

    Ryan's Daughter

    Despite a harsh critical response at the time of its release, Ryan’s Daughter is a triumph of sensual storytelling by David Lean.

  • Ben-Hur

    Ben-Hur

    This mammoth widescreen entertainment delivers Christian piety on an expansive scale, but its exciting chariot race showdown remains the best-remembered highlight.

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    An eccentric English officer inspires the Arabs to unite against the Turks during WWI in David Lean’s seven Oscar-winner, an epic in every sense.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Stanley Kubrick took science fiction cinema in a grandly intelligent new direction with this epic story of man’s quest for knowledge.

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