(June 2, 1938- )
Born in Crowborough, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Filmmaker, television documentary-maker, film historian, and author
Released the documentaries 'It Happened Here (1966),' 'Hollywood: A Celebration of the American Silent Film (1980),' 'D.W. Griffith: Father of Film (1993),' and 'The Tramp and the Dictator (2002)'
Author of 'The Parade’s Gone By (1968)' and 'The War, the West and the 'Wilderness (1979)'
Why he might be annoying
One of his favorite directors is D.W. Griffith (of 'Birth of a Nation' fame).
Some describe him as having a large ego.
His drive for perfection has caused labs to consider 'Brownlow-cide.'
Why he might not be annoying
He is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of silent films.
He helped restore Abel Gance's 'Napoleon (1927).'
He was recognized for his work in film preservation and history with a 2011 Honorary Oscar.
He is essentially 'Cliff Notes' for silent films.
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 9 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 14 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 10 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
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