Castleton Knight

Castleton Knight, OBE (1894–1970) was a British film producer and director. He worked at one point as managing director of British Gaumont's newsreel division. He directed several feature films, but worked primarily in documentaries. He produced and directed the 1953 Technicolor documentary A Queen Is Crowned about the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.[1]

Castleton Knight
Born9 August 1894
Bromley, Kent, United Kingdom
Died3 April 1970
Battle East Sussex
United Kingdom
Other namesLeonard Castleton Knight
OccupationFilm director, film producer

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  1. ^ Monk & Sargeant p.82


  • Monk, Claire & Sargeant, Amy. British Historical Cinema: The History, Heritage and Costume Film. Routledge, 2002.

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