The Art of David Lean

David Lean was born on March 25, 1908, in Croydon, Surrey, England. Lean started his film career as an editor in the 1930s. He quickly became England’s most sought-after editor. In the 1940s, Lean began directing and writing his own films. Lean died on April 16, 1991, in London, England.

List of Films
(in chronological order):

Editor Directs Noël Coward

Dickens, Ann Todd and More

The Big-Budget Epics

Source Notes

All quotes, behind-the-scenes anecdotes, pre & post production information were taken directly from the following books:


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