Vernon Campbell Sewell
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1903
Birth Place:
London, England

Biography

British director Vernon Sewell started out in the very early 1930s as a cameraman and editor. After his "ordeal by snow" as a member of Michael Powell's crew on the landmark 1937 docudrama The Edge of the World, Sewell turned to writing and directing. Sewell specialized in ghost and horror stories, often cannily filmed on the lowest of budgets: to save costs on The Ghost Ship (1952) for example,...