No photo available. Represent Richard Mason? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 45,940 this week

Richard Mason (I) (1919–1997)

Richard Mason was born on May 16, 1919 in Hale, Greater Manchester, England. He was a producer and writer, known for The World of Suzie Wong (1960), A Town Like Alice (1956) and Winter of Our Dreams (1981). He died on October 13, 1997 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 78) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

Famous Directors: From Sundance to Prominence

From Christopher Nolan to Quentin Tarantino and every Coen brother in between, many of today's most popular directors got their start at the Sundance Film Festival. Here's a list of some of the biggest names to go from Sundance to Hollywood prominence.

Watch the video

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Richard Mason's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

A Town Like Alice
Winter of Our Dreams
The Wind Cannot Read


Hide Hide Show Show Producer (21 credits)
 1994 Redheads (producer)
 1993 Broken Highway (producer)
 1990 More Winners: The Journey (TV Movie) (producer)
 1988 Fragments of War: The Story of Damien Parer (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1988 The Clean Machine (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1987 Death Diploma (Documentary) (producer)
 1987 Room to Move (TV Movie) (producer)
 1987 The Riddle of the Stinson (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1985 The Boy Who Had Everything (producer)
 1985 Winners (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Room to Move (1985) ... (producer)
- Quest Beyond Time (1985) ... (producer)
 1984 One Night Stand (producer)
 1982 Far East (producer)
 1981 Winter of Our Dreams (producer)
 1978 Cass (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1978 A Good Thing Going (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1976 Let the Balloon Go (producer)
 1976 God Knows Why, But It Works (producer)
 1975 Travellin' Round (Short) (producer)
 1973 The Man Who Can't Stop (Documentary) (producer)
 1968 The Esperance Story (Short) (producer)
 1967 Is Anybody Doing Anything About It? (Documentary) (producer)
Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Production manager (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

The World of Suzie Wong (1958). Drama. Written by Paul Osborn. Based on the novel by Richard Mason. "How Can You Forget?" by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. Special arrangements by Benny Goodman. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Paintings by Wade Reynolds. ... See more »

Did You Know?


The author of The World of Suzie Wong, he wrote five other novels, two as Richard Lakin: The Body Fell on Berlin, a mystery; The Shadow and the Peak, made into the film Passionate Summer; The Wind Cannot Read, made into a film starring Dirk Bogarde; Angel Take Care, another mystery; and The Fever Tree, a story of espionage set in India and Nepal. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Richard Mason on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page