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Overview (2)

Born in Manchester, UK
Died in London, England, UK  (heart failure)

Mini Bio (1)

Edgar Lustgarten was born on May 3, 1907 in Manchester, UK. He is known for The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1958), The Long Dark Hall (1951) and In the News (1950). He was married to Joyce Goldstone. He died on December 15, 1978 in London, England.

Family (1)

Spouse Joyce Goldstone (1932 - 1971)  (her death)

Trivia (4)

A young lady (thought to be a mistress he had spurned), was found dead in his bath after committing suicide.
Died during a visit to London's Marylebone Public Library, whilst reading a copy of "The Spectator". Staff commemorated him by turning the site of his fatal heart attack into their True Crime section.
English writer, broadcaster and newspaper columnist of Latvian-Jewish ancestry. Educated at St. John's College Oxford, he began his working life as a barrister. He was employed as a BBC staff producer during World War II and later became known as the host of the three-reel crime series Scotland Yard and Scales of Justice, filmed at Merton Park Studios in the 1950's and 60's.
In the 1950s he attempted to woo the actress Miriam Karlin; the attention was not returned.

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