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Robert Hartford-Davis

Famed for managing small budgets and delivering a profit, Robert Hartford-Davis talks about his career as a producer/director in this 1960s interview.

Inside Film 1968 13 mins


Former film clapper boy Robert Hartford-Davis progressed to a director and co-producer with a reputation for financial prudence and repeated profit. He tells Bernard Braden that a film's budget should be on the screen, not in the producer's pocket, explaining the reason why "any story, however wild, can be commercially successful."