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Alexander Mackendrick created 6 movies in the Comedy, Music, Drama, Film-Noir, Adventure genres.
Alexander Mackendrick got succeed with average imdb rating 7.
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 626-630. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.
Cousin of Roger MacDougall.
In 1969 he became Dean of the Film Department at the California Institute for the Arts. He stayed there for several years, then began teaching and did that until his death in 1993.
Prior to entering the film business, Mackendrick worked as an art director at a London advertising agency. One of the animators who worked with him was future producer/director George Pal.
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