Ralph Truman

Born: 7 May 1900, London
Died: 16 October 1977, Ipswich

Highlighted works

  • Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    David Lean’s screen version of Charles Dickens’s masterpiece remains the finest cinematic interpretation of this much-adapted novel.

  • Henry V

    Henry V

    Conceived as a wartime morale-booster, Laurence Olivier’s groundbreaking reimagining of Shakespeare combines cinematic sweep with patriotic fervour.

  • 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.

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