George King Overview

George King
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1899
Birth Place:
London, England, UK

Biography

British director George King, in films from 1930 as a writer, producer and director, worked almost exclusively on low-budget (and sometimes no-budget) productions. He helmed several of Todd Slaughter's inexpensive but popular melodramas, beginning with 1935's Sweeney Todd. After the war, King was occasionally afforded a higher budget than usual, as witness the effervescent 1946 release...