Alexander Mackendrick's On Film-making is a masterclass in film-making from the acclaimed director of Whisky Galore and The Ladykillers.
Alexander Mackendrick was born in Boston but raised in Scotland. His feature films include Whisky Galore (1948), The Man in the White Suit (1951), Mandy (1952), The Maggie (1954), The Ladykillers (1955), Sweet Smell of Success (1957) and A High Wind in Jamaica (1965). He died in 1993.
"He doesn't soft soap his audience with advice to lie back and let their inner child do the work. Instead, he offers up the accumulated wisdom of a disciplined and productive career." - The Guardian