Victor Saville

Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Responsible for a number of finely crafted British films of the 1930s, notably "Sunshine Susie" (1931), "I Was a Spy" (1933), "South Riding" (1938) and "Evergreen" (1934), one of several Jessie Matthews musical vehicles ... Read more »
Born: 09/24/1897 in Birmingham, England, GB

Filmography

Producer (7)

The Silver Chalice 1954 (Movie)

(Producer)

I, the Jury 1953 (Movie)

(Producer)

I, the Jury 1953 (Movie)

(Producer)

Keeper of the Flame 1941 (Movie)

(Producer)

A Woman's Face 1940 (Movie)

(Producer)

Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1939 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Citadel 1938 (Movie)

(Producer)
Director (6)

The Long Wait 1954 (Movie)

(Director)

The Silver Chalice 1954 (Movie)

(Director)

Kim 1951 (Movie)

(Director)

Green Dolphin Street 1947 (Movie)

(Director)

If Winter Comes 1947 (Movie)

(Director)

Storm in a Teacup 1936 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Responsible for a number of finely crafted British films of the 1930s, notably "Sunshine Susie" (1931), "I Was a Spy" (1933), "South Riding" (1938) and "Evergreen" (1934), one of several Jessie Matthews musical vehicles he directed. In 1940 Saville began working in Hollywood, where he enjoyed more success as a producer ("Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" 1941, "Kiss Me Deadly" 1955) than a director.

Relationships

Phoebe Saville

Wife

Milestones

1927

First feature film as director, "The Arcadians" (also wrote and produced)

1927

Production debut "The Arcadians"

1921

Directorial debut (documentary) "Conquest of Oil"

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