James A. Carter

James A. Carter (born 1902) was a British art director and occasional film producer.

James A. Carter
London, England
Other namesJames Carter, Jimmy Carter
Occupation(s)Art Director, Producer
Years active1923–1948 (film)

Carter was born in London in 1902.[1] He studied at the Royal Academy of Art and the Royal Academy of Music, before beginning his career in the film industry at Worton Hall Studies in 1923.[2] He was employed during the 1930s at Julius Hagen's Twickenham Studios where he worked on films such as The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935).[3] He was eventually appointed to the board of the Twickenham company.[4] During World War II, he made training films for all three branches of the armed forces.

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  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.

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