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Allan King

6 February 1930 to 14 June 2009

An acclaimed BAFTA-winning documentary maker, King enjoyed his greatest success with Warrendale (1967), a startling view of a home for disturbed children. His other documentary films include Skid Row (1956), A Matter of Pride (1961) and A Married Couple (1969), while his dramatic features include Silence of the North (1981).

* Read Allan King's Guardian Obituary