Rex Ingram

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Rex Ingram directing Rudolph Valentino  in the MGM film ‘The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse’. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

David Lean called him his idol, while Michael Powell insisted he was “the greatest stylist of our time”. Reginald Ingram Montgomery Hitchcock (Rex Ing(...)

St Patrick’s Festival: Dublin’s main parade starts at noon on March 17th. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day parade It sounds like Game of Thrones battles it out with Star Wars for Dublin’s parade this year. Grand marshal this year (...)

Roll ’em: the Irish-born film-maker Rex Ingram on the European set of Mare Nostrum, in 1926. Photograph:  John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images

In 1980 the film archivist and historian Liam O’Leary published the first, and until now only, monograph on the Irish-born film director and writer Re(...)

Epic achievement: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the 1921 film directed by Rex Ingram

On the evening of March 6th, 1921, the auditorium at the Lyric Theatre in New York was full. The newest film from Metro Studios, The Four Horsemen of (...)

Winning the Military Cross is never easy, and Rex Hitchcock, who died recently aged 94 in Devon, was just 22 when he did it the hard way, commanding m(...)