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Edward Black (I) (1900–1948)

Producer Edward Black was born in Birmingham, England, in 1900. He was a major figure in the development of the British film industry. His father George was in charge of the property department at the famous Theatre Royal in Birmingham, and got into the burgeoning cinema industry by buying up or starting movie houses across England. When he died ... See full bio »


(age 48) in London, England, UK

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Give Us the Moon Producer
Bombsight Stolen Producer
Time Flies Producer


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 1948 Bonnie Prince Charlie (producer)
 1947 A Man About the House (producer)
 1945 Waterloo Road (producer)
 1944 Two Thousand Women (producer)
 1944 Give Us the Moon (producer)
 1944 Man of Evil (producer)
 1944 Time Flies (producer)
 1944 Bees in Paradise (producer)
 1943 Millions Like Us (producer)
 1943 Dear Octopus (producer)
 1943 The Man in Grey (producer)
 1943 Miss London Ltd. (producer)
 1943 We Dive at Dawn (producer)
 1943 It's That Man Again (producer)
 1942 King Arthur Was a Gentleman (producer)
 1942 The Young Mr. Pitt (producer)
 1942 Uncensored (producer)
 1942 Partners in Crime (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 1942 Back-Room Boy (producer)
 1941 Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light (Short) (producer)
 1941 Rush Hour (Short) (producer)
 1941 Hi Gang! (producer)
 1941 A Letter from Home (Short) (producer)
 1941 I Thank You (producer)
 1941 Once a Crook (producer)
 1941 Bombsight Stolen (producer)
 1941 Mail Train (producer)
 1941 The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (producer)
 1941 The Ghost Train (producer)
 1941 Gasbags (producer)
 1940 Neutral Port (producer)
 1940 Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt (producer)
 1940 The Girl in the News (producer)
 1940 Night Train to Munich (producer)
 1940 For Freedom (producer)
 1940 Band Waggon (producer)
 1940 They Came by Night (producer)
 1939 The Frozen Limits (producer)
 1939 Where's That Fire? (producer)
 1939 Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (producer)
 1939 A Girl Must Live (producer)
 1938 Old Bones of the River (producer - uncredited)
 1938 Hey! Hey! U.S.A! (producer - uncredited)
 1938 The Man with 100 Faces (producer - uncredited)
 1938 The Lady Vanishes (producer - uncredited)
 1938 Alf's Button Afloat (producer)
 1938 Convict 99 (associate producer - uncredited)
 1938 Strange Boarders (producer - uncredited)
 1938 Bank Holiday (producer - uncredited)
 1938 To the Victor (producer)
 1937 Young and Innocent (producer - uncredited)
 1937 Oh, Mr. Porter! (producer - uncredited)
 1937 Doctor Syn (producer - uncredited)
 1937 Said O'Reilly to McNab (associate producer)
 1937 O-Kay for Sound (producer - uncredited)
 1937 Good Morning, Boys (producer - uncredited)
 1936 The Man Who Lived Again (associate producer - uncredited)
 1936 Where There's a Will (associate producer - uncredited)

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While at Gainsborough he greenlit an adaptation of "The Blue Lagoon".



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