John Boxer

Born: 25 April 1909, London
Died: 22 August 1982, Sussex

Highlighted works

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    Alec Guinness plays a WWII British colonel whose perverse sense of duty leads him to help his Japanese captors build a bridge.

  • Millions Like Us

    A heartwarming/heartbreaking story of a young woman sent to an arms factory in the Midlands.

  • The Foreman Went to France

    A factory foreman tries to rescue essential munitions equipment, with the help of a quick-witted American woman and two squaddies.

  • The Demi-Paradise

    Penelope Dudley-Ward and Laurence Olivier star in this mix of propaganda and romantic comedy.

  • In Which We Serve

    In Which We Serve

    In this wartime tribute to the courage of the British Navy, Noël Coward traces turbulent experiences across the ranks on an ill-fated destroyer.

  • Gandhi

    Gandhi

    The icon of India’s independence movement was described in newsreels as “the little man”, but the ambition and scale of Richard Attenborough’s biopic are nothing short of colossal.

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