January 2, 2017


Adrian Brunel (1892-1958) b. Brighton, England.

Adrian Brunel

Brunel was an eminent director in the twenties, and co-founded Minerva Films with Leslie Howard. His best-known films include Blighty (1927), The Constant Nymph and The Vortex (1927) and While Parents Sleep (1935). He faded from view after the start of the Second World War. He was a founder of the London Film Society, a body formed to evade the stringent pre-war censorship which prohibited many classic Russian films from being seen on British screens.

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