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Eric Maschwitz (I) (1901–1969)

Eric Maschwitz was born on June 10, 1901 in Birmingham, England as Albert Eric Maschwitz. He was a producer and writer, known for In the Line of Fire (1993), Carol (2015) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939). He was married to Phyllis Gordon and Hermione Gingold. He died on October 27, 1969 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 68) in London, England, UK

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Known For

In the Line of Fire Soundtrack
Carol Soundtrack
Empire of the Sun Soundtrack


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  Our Man at St. Mark's (TV Series) (producer - 20 episodes, 1963 - 1966) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 1965)
- When Will They Ever Learn? (1966) ... (producer)
- My Uncle Oswald (1966) ... (producer)
- Ships That Pass (1966) ... (producer)
- Cross Your Heart and Hope to Die (1966) ... (producer)
 1957 Destination Downing Street (TV Series) (producer - 25 episodes)
- Danger's End: Part 4 (1957) ... (producer)
- Danger's End: Part 3 (1957) ... (producer)
- Danger's End: Part 2 (1957) ... (producer)
- Danger's End: Part 1 (1957) ... (producer)
- The Empty Man: Part 4 (1957) ... (producer)
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Show Show Music department (12 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (85 credits)
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Other Works:

He wrote and composed for the revue, "This World of Ours," at the Gate Studio Theatre in London, England with Hermione Gingold, Charlotte Leigh, Hedley Briggs, Tony Forwood, Michael Anthony, Googie Withers, Peter Borrett, and Rosalind Iden in the cast. Ronald Hill, Diana Morgan, Robert MacDermott, Geoffrey Wright, Herbert ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Holt Marvel | Holt Marvell

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Screenwriter, playwright and songwriter, educated at Cambridge University. With the BBC from 1926 as commentator, editor of Radio Times and director of variety programs from 1933-37. Briefly in Hollywood with MGM as scriptwriter in the late 30's. Returned to Britain and became head of Light Entertainment at BBC TV from 1958 to 1961. Joined Associated-Rediffusion (ITV) in 1963. He also wrote ... See more »

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