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Derek Lamb (I) (1936–2005)

Derek Lamb was born on June 20, 1936 in Bromley, Kent, England as Derek Reginald Steven Lamb. He was a producer and director, known for Goldtooth (1996), Why Me? (1978) and This Is an Emergency (1980). He was married to Tracie Smart and Janet Perlman. He died on November 5, 2005 in Poulsbo, Washington, USA. See full bio »

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Goldtooth Producer
Why Me? Producer


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 1996 Goldtooth (Short) (producer)
 1990 Karate Kids (Short) (producer)
 1985 Sports Cartoons (TV Series short) (producer)
 1985 The Solar House (Short) (producer)
 1984 Real Inside (Short) (executive producer)
 1983 Journey Through Time: The Human Story (Short) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1983 The Old Lady's Camping Trip (Short) (executive producer)
 1983 Narcissus (Short) (executive producer)
 1982 Friends of the Family (Short) (executive producer)
 1981 Canada Vignettes: Countdown (Short documentary) (producer)
 1981 Five Billion Years (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1981 Kate and Anna McGarrigle (Documentary short) (producer)
 1981 The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin (Short) (executive producer)
 1981 Top Priority (Short) (executive producer)
 1980 A Sufi Tale (Short) (producer)
 1980 Canada Vignettes: Klondike Gold (Short) (producer)
 1980 The Day Off (Short) (executive producer)
 1980 The Sweater (Short) (executive producer)
 1980 The National Scream (Short) (executive producer)
 1980 This Is an Emergency (Documentary short) (producer)
 1979 Canada Vignettes: Alouette (Short) (producer)
 1979 Canada Vignettes: Dance (Short documentary) (producer)
 1979 Canada Vignettes: Delta Plane (Short) (producer)
 1979 Canada Vignettes: Instant French (Short) (producer)
 1979 Canada Vignettes: Riverdale Lion (Short) (producer)
 1979 Canada Vignettes: The Egg (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1979 Continuum (executive producer)
 1979 Every Child (Short) (producer)
 1979 Fiprecan: Wires and Fuses (Short) (producer)
 1979 Interview (Short) (executive producer)
 1979 Laugh Lines: A Profile of Kaj Pindal (Short documentary) (producer)
 1979 This Is Your Museum Speaking (Short) (executive producer)
 1979 What the Hell's Going on Up There? (Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1979 Canada Vignettes: Log Driver's Waltz (Short) (executive producer)
 1978 Afterlife (Short) (executive producer)
 1978 Canada Vignettes: Land Bridge (Short) (producer)
 1978 Canada Vignettes: Newfoundland (Short documentary) (producer)
 1978 Canada Vignettes: News Canada (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1978 Canada Vignettes: Port Royal (Documentary short) (producer)
 1978 Canada Vignettes: The Horse (Short) (executive producer)
 1978 Harness the Wind (Short) (executive producer)
 1978 Special Delivery (Short) (producer)
 1978 Why Me? (Short) (producer)
 1977 Fat Freedom (Short) (executive producer)
 1977 Language and Canadian Citizenship (Short) (executive producer)
 1977 Spinnolio (Short) (executive producer)
 1977 The Bead Game (Short) (executive producer)
 1977 The Hottest Show on Earth (Short) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1977 The Magic Flute (Short) (executive producer)
 1977 The Pearson Building (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 1977 The Psychic Parrot (Short) (producer)
 1977 The Vacant Lot (Documentary short) (producer)
 1968 House Moving (Short) (producer)
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He studied graphic design in Britain, and became interested in animation after seeing the work of renowned Canadian animator Norman McLaren. He talked his way into a job as a writer with the National Film Board of Canada. He taught animation at Harvard in the late 1960s. See more »

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