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Richard Marquand (1938–1987)

Richard Marquand was born on April 22, 1938 in Cardiff, Wales. He was a director and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi (1983), Jagged Edge (1985) and Eye of the Needle (1981). He died on September 4, 1987 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. See full bio »

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Can be seen on the April 2004 Region 1 DVD release of A Room with a View (1985). On disc two there is a BBC obituary piece from a July 1970, broadcast just after E.M. Forster's death entitled 'E.M. Forster Remembered'. In it, Marquand is interviewed about meeting Forster while a student at Cambridge.

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It's my life. I only got one and it's very short. You don't get long. See more »

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Started his career as a newscaster in Hong Kong. Upon his return to Britain, he directed television documentaries for the BBC. He won an Emmy for his outstanding work on the miniseries The Search for the Nile (1971), which he filmed in an almost semi-documentary style. See more »

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