Wally Westmore

Born: 12 February 1906, Canterbury, Kent
Died: 3 July 1973, Los Angeles, Ca.

Highlighted works

  • One-eyed Jacks

    The first and only film directed by Marlon Brando is a captivatingly off-beat, slow-burn revenge western of great beauty and vision.

  • Sunset Blvd.

    Sunset Blvd.

    The most caustic of European émigré directors, Wilder explored the movie industry and the delusions of stardom in Hollywood’s great poison pen letter to itself.

  • Vertigo

    Vertigo

    A former detective with a fear of heights is hired to follow a woman apparently possessed by the past, in Alfred Hitchcock’s timeless thriller about obsession.

  • Double Indemnity

    Double Indemnity

    An insurance salesman (Fred MacMurray) is seduced into murder and fraud in Billy Wilder’s classic dark thriller, adapted from the novel by James M. Cain.

  • Roman Holiday

    Roman Holiday

    The role of the princess who escapes her duties for a day crystallised the charm of Audrey Hepburn, winning her an Oscar for her first Hollywood role.

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    The coming of civilisation brings an end to the wildness of the west in John Ford’s elegiac late film teaming John Wayne and James Stewart.

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