January 2, 2017


Robert Stevenson (1905-1986) b. Buxton, Derbyshire, England.

Robert Stevenson

Robert Stevenson studied at Cambridge college before moving on to writing and directing from the 1930′s onwards; notably Tudor Rose (1936) and King Solomon’s Mines (1937). Directed three Ealing films in rapid succession before leaving for America and a prosperous Hollywood career including Back Street (1941) and Jane Eyre (1944). Joined Walt Disney in 1957 and directed hits such as Mary Poppins (1964), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1961), Old Yeller (1957), The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) and The Love Bug (1968).

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