John Howard Davies, RIP

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"Can I have some more... of that waspish, frumpish charm, Penny dear?"

A fond farewell to one of British television’s most dependable, dutiful producers and directors, who went from this:

"Can I have some more... reliably entertaining and reassuringly mainstream situation comedies?"

…to wit, the title role in David Lean’s 1948 film version of Oliver Twist, to helming the likes of these:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vq4DhbsyoDA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrHWoDj8FWw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRIyhT7vQXw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gT7ZzYL2A2I

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2 Responses to “John Howard Davies, RIP”

  1. Chris Jones says:

    He had a hand a lot of classics. RIP.

  2. Palitoy says:

    A hidden giant. Hope he’s not dead, just resting…

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