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William MacQuitty (1905–2004)

William MacQuitty was born on May 15, 1905 in Belfast, Ireland, UK. He was a producer and production manager, known for A Night to Remember (1958), Above Us the Waves (1955) and The Beachcomber (1954). He was married to Betty Bastin. He died on February 5, 2004 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 98) in London, England, UK

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Known For

A Night to Remember
Above Us the Waves
The Beachcomber
The Beachcomber Producer
The Black Tent
The Black Tent Producer


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 1963 Underworld Informers (producer)
 1958 A Night to Remember (producer)
 1956 The Black Tent (producer - as William Macquitty)
 1955 Above Us the Waves (producer - as William Macquitty)
 1954 The Beachcomber (producer)
 1953 Both Sides of the Law (producer)
 1952 Mr. Lord Says No (producer)
 1949 Blue Scar (producer)
 1946 The Way We Live (associate producer)
 1944 Out of Chaos (Documentary short) (associate producer)
 1943 A Letter from Ulster (Documentary short) (producer)
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 1944 Men of Rochdale (Short) (unit production manager)
 1943 The Second Freedom (Documentary short) (unit manager)
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 1998 Titanic: Secrets Revealed (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 The Making of 'A Night to Remember' (TV Movie documentary)
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 1998 Beyond Titanic (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Producer

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Started his career as a chartered banker, working first in Belfast and London until, at the age of 21, he was transferred to the far east where he worked in India, Ceylon, Siam, Malaya and China, before returning to Ulster in 1939. See more »

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