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 Gallery hold a bust of Balcon by Jacob Epstein, commissioned by Alfred Hitchcock.
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Sir Michael Balcon
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