Kevin Brownlow





Kevin Brownlow


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in Crowborough, Sussex, The United Kingdom
June 02, 1938

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Kevin Brownlow, is a filmmaker, film historian, television documentary-maker, author, and Academy Award recipient. Brownlow is best known for his work documenting the history of the silent era. Brownlow became interested in silent film at the age of eleven. This interest grew into a career spent documenting and restoring film. He has rescued many silent films and their history. His initiative in interviewing many largely forgotten, elderly film pioneers in the 1960s and 1970s preserved a legacy of cinema. Brownlow received an Academy Honorary Award at the 2nd Annual Governors Awards given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on November 13, 2010.

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The Parade's Gone By...

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Mary Pickford Rediscovered

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David Lean

4.32 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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Hollywood: The Pioneers

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Behind the Mask of Innocenc...

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The Search for Charlie Chaplin

4.05 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2005
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Napoleon

4.33 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1982 — 4 editions
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The War, the West, and the ...

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How it Happened Here

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