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Castleton Knight (1894–1970)

Castleton Knight was born on August 9, 1894 in Bromley, Kent, England as Leonard Castleton Knight. He was a director and producer, known for Kissing Cup's Race (1930), A Queen Is Crowned (1953) and For Freedom (1940). He died on April 3, 1970 in Battle, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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For Freedom Director
The Plaything Director


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 1957 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1948 The Royal Wedding Presents (Documentary)
 1948 XIVth Olympiad: The Glory of Sport (Documentary)
 1946 Victory Parade (Documentary short)
 1940 For Freedom
 1929 The Plaything
 1927 Prelude (Short)
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Leonard Castleton Knight

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Newsreel producer at Gaumont British and occasional director of feature films.

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