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Pat Jackson (Patrick Douglas Selmes Jackson)

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Biography

Eltham, London, England, UK
Pat Jackson began as an editor and co-director of documentaries with the famed GPO Film Unit in the mid-1930s. He worked with such icons of the documentary field as John Grierson and Harry Watt, but it was his World War II semi-documentary Western Approaches (1944) that put him on the map. Praised as a skillful blend of real footage and studio-shot model work, the film was photographed in sumptuous Technicolor by renowned cinematographer Jack Cardiff and told the story of the harrowing dangers faced by merchant seamen in the war. Read more...

Actor

Character: Gun Crew Officer on Leander

Western Approaches 1944

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Directing

Writing

Character: Gun Crew Officer on Leander

Western Approaches 1944

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