Ken Annakin

A Gentleman and a Filmmaker

Royal Air Force

| May 1, 2009

Served with the Royal Air Force during the 1940 Battle of Britain, but was injured during the Blitz and went on to work as a camera operator making training films during the war.

James MacArthur

| May 1, 2009

Large SubWas great personal friends with actor James MacArthur, who co-starred in several pictures he directed. In 2008, MacArthur and Annakin hosted a special screening of “The Swiss Family Robinson” – directed by Annakin and starring MacArthur – for a large family gathering at a film festival involving over 900 children. MacArthur visited Annakin frequently over the last year.

Swiss Family Robinson

| May 6, 1999

swissfamilyKen Annakin poses with a poster from one of his film’s at a tribute honoring his career at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, May 6, 1999

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