Korda, Alexander (Korda, Sandor Laszlo)

(1893-1956)
   British film producer and director, of Hungarian origin. Born in Hungary, he studied at the Royal University in Budapest. He initially worked as a journalist, but later turned to film production. He founded the trade journals Pest Movie, The Movie and Film Week. He produced a number of Hungarian films. He eventually went to Hollywood, and later he settled in London where he founded London Films Limited. He was knighted in 1942.

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  • Kellner, Sándor Lászlo — vero nome di Korda, Alexander …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • KORDA, SIR ALEXANDER — (1893–1956), film producer. Born Sandor Laszlo Kellner in Hungary, Korda worked for Hungarian newspapers, but in 1915 became a stagehand in a Budapest film studio and went on to writing and directing. After World War I he moved to Vienna, Rome,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Alexander Korda — Nombre real Sándor Laszlo Kellner Nacimiento 16 de septiembre de 1893 Pusztatúrpásztó, Imperio austrohúngaro, actual Hungría Fallecimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Korda, Alexander — pseud. di Kellner, Sándor Lászlo …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Alexander Korda — Infobox Actor bgcolour = silver name = Alexander Korda birthname = Sándor László Kellner birthdate = birth date|1893|9|16|df=yes location = Pusztatúrpásztó, Hungary (Austria Hungary) deathdate = death date and age|1956|1|23|1893|9|16|df=yes… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Corda — Sir Alexander Korda (* 16. September 1893 in Pusztatúrpásztó, Ungarn; † 23. Januar 1956 in London; gebürtig Sándor László Kellner[1] oder Sándor Korda[2]) war ein ungarisch britischer Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur. Er war der Bruder des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alexander Korda — Sir Alexander Korda (* 16. September 1893 in Pusztatúrpásztó, Ungarn; † 23. Januar 1956 in London; gebürtig Sándor László Kellner[1] oder Sándor Korda[2]) war ein ungarisch britischer Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur. Er war der Bruder des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Korda, Sir Alexander — orig. Sándor Laszlo Kellner born Sept. 16, 1893, Pusztatúrpásztó, Hung. died Jan. 23, 1956, London, Eng. Hungarian born British film director and producer. He worked as a journalist in Budapest, where he founded a film magazine and, in 1917,… …   Universalium

  • Alexander Korda — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Korda. Sir Alexander Korda, plus connu en France sous le nom d Alexandre Korda, est un réalisateur et producteur hongrois naturalisé britannique, né le 16 septembre 1893 à Pusztatúrpásztó (Autriche… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Korda, Sir Alexander — orig. Sándor Laszlo Kellner (16 sep. 1893, Pusztatúrpásztó, Hungría–23 ene. 1956, Londres, Inglaterra). Director y productor de cine británico de origen húngaro. Trabajó como periodista en Budapest, donde después fundó una revista de cine y, en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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