FILMOGRAPHY

  • 1949 Whisky Galore! 1951 The Man in the White Suit1952 Dilsiz Yavru 1954 The ‘Maggie’ 1955 The Ladykillers 1957 Sweet Smell of Sccess 1963 A Boy Ten feet Tall 1965 A High Wind in Jamaica 1967 Don’t Make Waves


  • FILMS SHOWN IN FESTIVAL ON WHEELS

  • Sweet Scent of Success
    (Sweet Smell of Success)
    The Ladykillers
    (Ladykillers, The)

Alexander Mackendrick

Alexander Mackendrick worked in advertising and then made propaganda shorts during WWII. In 1946 he joined Ealing Studios. He realized his directing debut, the comedy classic, Whisky Galore in 1949. He also directed Tony Curtis in his best performance, as the opportunistic press agent in the scathing drama, Sweet Smell of Success, Mackendrick’s first Hollywood film.