Nicholas and Alexandra / dir. by Franklin Schaffner ; screenplay by James Goldman ; from the book by Robert K. Massie
Franklin J. Schaffner
Author of screenplay
James Goldman
Based on the work of
Robert K. Massie
[Hilversum]: Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, 2002
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
180 min.
Ondertiteling : Nederlands, Engels, Duits, Spaans, Italiaans, Portugees, Hindoestaans Taalkeuze : Engels, Duits, Spaans, Italiaans

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About Franklin J. Schaffner

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Franklin James Schaffner (May 30, 1920 – July 2, 1989) was an American film, television, and stage director. He won an Academy Award for Best Director for Patton (1970), and is known for the films Planet of the Apes (1968), Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Papillon (1973), and The Boys from Brazil (1978). He served as president of the Directors Guild of America between 1987 and 1989.

Early life

Schaffner was born in Tokyo, Japan, the son of American missionaries Sarah Horting (née Swords) and Paul Franklin Schaffner, and was raised in Japan.

The Schaffners returned to the United States and settled in Lancaster, Pennsylvania when Franklin Schaffner was 5 years old. Franklin Schaffner attended J.P. McCaskey High School, where he appeared as Mr. Darcy in the school's production of Pride and Prejudice. In 1938, he graduated as valedictorian of McCaskey High School's first graduating …Read more on Wikipedia