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Gerry Mitchell (1911–1993)

Born in Ancoats, Manchester to Charlotte Hubbard (née Anderson) with three sisters, Gerry was raised by his step father Joseph Mitchell (whose surname he later adopted) before entering the Xaverian College in Manchester. Upon leaving the Xavarian College, Gerry joined the Kings Own as a regular soldier and witnessed the 2nd Sino-Japanese war, ... See full bio »


(age 81) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Hasty Heart
The Hasty Heart Production Manager
Happy Go Lovely
Happy Go Lovely Production Manager
Blonde Sinner
Blonde Sinner Production Manager
Cocktails in the Kitchen
Cocktails in the Kitchen Production Manager


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 1956 Moby Dick (production manager - uncredited)
 1956 Blonde Sinner (production manager)
 1956 1984 (production manager - uncredited)
 1954 Cocktails in the Kitchen (production manager)
 1953 The Wedding of Lilli Marlene (production manager - as Gerald Mitchell)
 1953 Valley of Song (production manager)
 1952 Castle in the Air (production manager)
 1952 The Woman's Angle (production manager)
 1951 Happy Go Lovely (production manager)
 1950 Stage Fright (production manager - uncredited)
 1949 Landfall (production manager)
 1949 The Hasty Heart (production manager)
 1949 Man on the Run (production manager)
 1947 The Silver Darlings (production manager - as Gerald Mitchell)
 1946 Piccadilly Incident (production manager)
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 1947 Brighton Rock (assistant director - as Gerald Mitchell)
 1946 A Voice in the Night (assistant director)
 1946 Night Boat to Dublin (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1945 The Man from Morocco (second assistant director - uncredited)
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 1951 Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (producer - uncredited)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Gerald Mitchell

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Personal Quote:

[on Moby Dick (1956)] rubber for the Moby Dick whale was provided by Dunlop, it was operated by a very rudimentary radio control system. Anyway, we needed to test out the model with sea trials. We took it down on the beach near Dover and we pushed it out to sea. It was huge. A big white whale. It floated, bobbed about for a bit, then it sank and was never seen again. We had to build another one. See more »


Brighton Rock (1947) Gerry was stuck for a baby during the production of the movie and ultimately offered one of his own; his son, Gerald Mitchell, then still less than a year old, appears in the film. See more »

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