Ivor Barnard

Born: 13 June 1887, Marylebone, London
Died: 30 June 1953, Westminster, London

Highlighted works

  • Beat the Devil

    A dazzling ensemble piece, with a Truman Capote script, that manages to be both dauntingly intellectual and effortlessly charming.

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    The orphan and the spinster, the marshland and the metropolis: Dickens’s vivid characters and locales receive the breath of cinematic life in David Lean’s cherished adaptation.

  • Perfect Strangers

    Deborah Kerr co-stars in Alexander Korda’s movie about the transformative powers of conscription.

  • English without Tears

    A lady who finds herself in service to her ex-servant in this comedy, scripted by Terrence Rattigan and starring Penelope Dudley-Ward.

  • The 39 Steps

    The 39 Steps

    Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock perfected his favourite thriller set-up – the innocent man on the run – with this adaptation of John Buchan’s classic adventure novel.

  • Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

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

  • Great Day

    A visit to a small English village by Mrs Roosevelt provides the catalyst for the women to pull together.

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