Don Chaffey
Date of Birth
Aug 05, 1907
Birth Place:
Hastings, England

Biography

Beginning in an assistant's post at Britain's Gainsborough Studios in 1944, Don Chaffey was promoted to head of the studio's art direction department within two years. Chaffey made his directorial bow with the award-winning The Mysterious Poacher (1950). On the strength of this one film, he was forever tagged as a "family" or "children's" director, despite occasionally delving into such grown-up...