Person    | Male  Born 19/5/1896  Died 17/10/1977

Sir Michael Balcon

Categories: Cinema

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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Gainsborough Film Studios

Hackney owns up: "The plaque states that 'The Wicked Lady' was filmed at Gain...

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Michael Balcon - SW1

City of Westminster Sir Michael Balcon, 1896 - 1977, film maker, lived here, ...

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Michael Balcon - W5

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

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