Ivar Campbell

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Ivar Campbell
Born 1904
New Zealand
Died 1985
Other names Donald Robert Ivar Campbell
Occupation Film director
Years active 1932 - 1938

Ivar Campbell (born 1904, died 1985), full name Donald Robert Ivar Campbell, was a New Zealand screenwriter and film director.[1] Son of Lt-Col Robert Ormus Campbell and Beatrice (née Cadell).[2]

Personal life[edit]

Born in New Zealand when his father was there approx. 1892-1910. He married Sheila Milligan on 14 July 1934 at Littleton Church, near Shepperton. In 1939 he was a farmer in Devon, living with his wife, Sheila (a film scenario writer) and widowed mother Beatrice.[3] In 1950 he appears to own a fishing boat.[4] In 1960, Campbell and his wife purchased Tiverton Castle in Devon which was inherited by his nephew, Angus, in 1985. [5] Sheila Campbell is credited as a writer on Belles of St Clements, Feather Your Nest and Expert Opinion.[6]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/individual/4050
  2. ^ "marriage announcement Northampton Mercury 6 July 1934". 6 July 1934. Retrieved 5 Sep 2016 – via findmypast.com. 
  3. ^ "1939 Register". Retrieved 5 Sep 2016 – via findmypast.com. 
  4. ^ "Western Morning News". Findmypast.com. 20 Jan 1950. Retrieved 5 Sep 2016. 
  5. ^ https://reed.library.utoronto.ca/content/tiverton-castle
  6. ^ "Sheila Campbell". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-09-05. 

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