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Name  Andrew Mollo
Role  Author

Siblings  John Mollo
Art directed  It Happened Here
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Movies  It Happened Here, Winstanley
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Art Direction - Miniseries or a Movie
Books  Uniforms of the Ss, The Armed Forces of World Wa, World Army Uniforms Since 1939, Army uniforms of World War I, Army Uniforms of World Wa
Similar People  Kevin Brownlow, John Mollo, Sebastian Shaw, David Caute, Reginald Marsh

It Happened Here film by Kevin Brownlow & Andrew Mollo

Andrew Mollo (born 15 May 1940 in Epsom, Surrey, England) is a British expert on military uniforms, which has led him into a career in motion pictures and as an author of various books on military uniforms.


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Andrew Mollo is the son of a Russian father and British mother and the brother of costume designer and historical consultant John Mollo. In 1956, the family moved to London, where he studied at the Regent Street Polytechnic.

Mollo was approached by Kevin Brownlow for assistance on his film It Happened Here. This led Mollo into co-writing, co-directing and co-producing the project which premièred in 1964. Mollo's uniform expertise led him to be a consultant on such films as The Eagle Has Landed, The Pianist and Downfall. Mollo also co-wrote, co-produced and co-directed with Kevin Brownlow the film Winstanley.

He later was production designer for the film Dance With a Stranger and a number of TV series including Sharpe and Hornblower.

Mollo has written a large number of books on 20th Century military uniforms, focusing on the uniforms of World War II and Nazi Germany.

Filmography (partial)

  • 1964: It Happened Here
  • 1965: Doctor Zhivago
  • 1976: Winstanley
  • 1976: The Eagle Has Landed
  • 1985: Dance With a Stranger
  • 1986: Nanou
  • 1993: Sharpe
  • 2002: The Pianist
  • 2004: Downfall
  • References

    Andrew Mollo Wikipedia

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