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Paul Mayersberg

Paul Mayersberg was born on June 18, 1941 in Cambridge, England. He is a writer and director, known for Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and Croupier (1998). See full bio »
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 1999 The Intruder (additional writing)
 1998 Croupier (written by)
 1989 Return from the River Kwai (screenplay)
 1988 Nightfall (screenplay)
 1988 Last Samuari (screenplay)
 1987 The Man Who Fell to Earth (TV Movie) (theatrical photoplay screenplay)
 1986 Captive
 1983 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (screenplay)
 1983 Eureka (screenplay)
 1977 The Disappearance (screenplay)
 1972 Siddhartha (associate writer)
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The screenwriter in Hollywood is not an isolated man working in his own time, employing his own criteria and studying his own aims. He is an employee working for a company. He works office hours in an office and usually to an overall schedule. A novelist is judged when his work appears. A screenwriter is judged en route to the final draft and can be fired before he's even gotten that far. See more »


Wrote an un-produced screenplay based on David Pinner's novel Ritual, which later became the basis of Robin Hardy's film, The Wicker Man. See more »

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