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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 A Town Like Alice (1956), The World of Suzie Wong (1960) 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

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

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 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)

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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 »

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His books "The Wind Cannot Read" (1947) and "The Shadow and the Peak" (1950) were based on his experiences serving with the RAF in Burma during World War II. See more »

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