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Stanhope Andrews

Producer, Manager

An ideas man who campaigned for a government film body, Stanhope Andrews would become the National Film Unit's first manager. Andrews commanded the Unit for a decade. Along the way he oversaw dramatic expansion, set up regular newsreel Weekly Review, and opened the door to filmmakers of both genders. 

... once in a while you have the [...] satisfaction of dredging up and polishing with your own mind some facet of everyday life that expands not only your own puny little heart, but lends stature and dignity to the humdrum work of your fellow man. Stanhope Andrews, on making documentaries