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James Hill

Scriptwriter + Producer + Writer
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Born Aug 1, 1919
Hometown England
Died Oct 7, 1994
Death Place England
Nationality British

James Hill (1 August 1919 - 7 October 1994) was a British film and television director, screenwriter and producer whose career spanned 52 years between 1937–1989, best remembered for his documentaries and short subjects such as Giuseppina and The Home Made Car, and as director of the internationally acclaimed Born Free.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1919 Birth James H. Hill was born in Eldwick, Yorkshire, England on 1 August 1919.

TEENAGE

1937 17 Years Old He entered the GPO Film Unit in 1937 as an assistant, then served in the RAF Film Unit during World War II, receiving a DFC. … Read More

THIRTIES

1952 32 Years Old After the war he became a documentary director, primarily of shorts, before graduating to feature length children's movies with The Stolen Plans in 1952.
1955 35 Years Old In 1955 Hill entered a new phase with the documentary The New Explorers, sponsored by the BP oil company who (following Shell Oil's example) produced a number of industry-related, independently-produced documentaries and shorts. … Read More

FORTIES

1965 45 Years Old The year 1965 began with A Study in Terror, pitting an imaginary Sherlock Holmes against real life Jack the Ripper. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1994 75 Years Old James Hill died in London on 7 October 1994, at the age of 75. … Read More
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