Group    From 1902 

Ealing Studios

Categories: Cinema, TV & Radio

Television and film production company and facilities provider. White Lodge on Ealing Green was first used for making films in 1902. Basil Dean acquired it in 1929 and, under the name Associated Talking Pictures Ltd, built the studios in 1931. From 1938 it was run by Michael Balcon who made films under the Ealing Studios name. In 1944 it was taken over by the Rank Organisation. The BBC ran the studios from 1955 to 1995 and then sold to the National Film and Television School. Since 2000 it has been owned by a consortium.

Great Ealing movies: Went the day well? (1942), The Lavender Hill Mob (1951), The Ladykillers (1955), etc.

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Ealing Studios

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Michael Balcon - W5

Sir Michael Balcon, 1896 - 1977, film producer, worked here, 1938 - 1956. Eng...

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Sir Michael Balcon

Sir Michael Balcon

Born Birmingham. Film producer. Worked at Gainsborough Film Studios.  Went on to run Ealing Studios from 1938-56.  His daughter married Cecil Day Lewis. Died East Sussex. The National Portrait Gal...

Person, Cinema

3 memorials
Jim Henson

Jim Henson

Puppeteer, filmmaker and screenwriter. Born James Maury Henson in Greenville, Mississippi. He worked on the television series 'Sesame Street', before creating the 'Muppet Show' and 'Fraggle Rock'. ...

Person, Cinema, TV & Radio, USA

2 memorials
Gaumont

Gaumont

International film company.  Formed in France by engineer-inventor Leon Gaumont. 

Group, Cinema, France

1 memorial
Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge

Photographer and motion picture pioneer. Born Edward James Muggeridge in Kingston upon Thames. He changed his name, probably inspired by the recent discovery in Kingston of a Saxon coronation stone...

Person, Cinema, Photography, USA

3 memorials
Sir Alexander Korda

Sir Alexander Korda

Film producer. Born Sandor Kellner in Hungary. In 1933 had a big success with "The Private Life of Henry VIII" starring Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester. There is an interesting story about Ko...

Person, Cinema, Hungary

1 memorial