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John Farrow

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Born Feb 10, 1904
Hometown Cumberland
Died Jan 27, 1963
Death Place City of Beverly H...
Religion Catholic Church
Height 5' 11" (182 cm)
Nationality American

John Villiers Farrow, CBE KGCHS was an Australian-born American film director, producer and screenwriter. In 1957, he won the Academy Award for Best Writing/Best Screenplay for Around the World in Eighty Days and in 1942 he was nominated as Best Director for Wake Island.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1904 Birth Born on February 10, 1904.

TWENTIES

1927 23 Years Old Farrow started writing while working as a sailor and became interested in screenwriting after meeting Robert J. Flaherty. In 1927 it was reported he was working on a story called The Blue Danube, set in Austria. … Read More
1932 28 Years Old He also compiled an English-French-Tahitian dictionary and wrote a novel, Laughter Ends (1933), In 1932 he went to England where he worked as a writer and assistant director on a film of Don Quixote, and briefly visited Tahiti again.
1933 29 Years Old Farrow returned to Hollywood and re-established himself as a screenwriter. On 27 January 1933 he was arrested while dancing at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub for breach of his visa. … Read More

THIRTIES

1934 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Although threatened with deportation in the end he was only given five years probation, before being acquitted in 1934. … Read More
1936 32 Years Old He signed to Warner Bros in 1936 looking to direct and was linked with a number of projects, including a foreign legion story and an adaptation of The Pit and the Pendulum.
1937 33 Years Old Farrow finally made his directorial debut in 1937 with Men in Exile. … Read More
1939 35 Years Old Despite his flourishing career and recently having become a father for the first time, Farrow was keen to be involved in World War II. He went to Vancouver in November 1939 and enlisted in the Canadian Navy. … Read More
1941 37 Years Old 1 More Event
He worked on anti-submarine patrols and in April 1941 was loaned to the Royal Navy and appointed to HMS Goshawk naval base in Trinidad, and served as assistant to the Senior British Naval Officer, Curaçao.
1943 39 Years Old In July 1943 he served as technical consultant for the proposed Royal Canadian Navy show.

FORTIES

1945 41 Years Old In May 1945 he was briefly recalled to active duty, travelling to Britain for work in connection with the Director of Special Services. … Read More

FIFTIES

1957 53 Years Old …  In 1957, he won the Academy Award for Best Writing/Best Screenplay for Around the World in Eighty Days and in 1942 he was nominated as Best Director for Wake Island. … Read More
1963 59 Years Old Died on January 27, 1963.
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