Emeric Pressburger
(1902-1988)

Died aged c. 86

Emeric Pressburger (5 December 1902 – 5 February 1988) was a Hungarian British screenwriter, film director, and producer. He is best known for his series of film collaborations with Michael Powell, in an award-winning collaboration partnership known as The Archers and produced a series of films, notably 49th Parallel (1941), The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), A Matter of Life and Death (1946, also called Stairway to Heaven), Black Narcissus (1947), The Red Shoes (1948), and The Tales of Hoffmann (1951).

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Michael Powell 1905-1990 Emeric Pressburger 1902-1988 film-makers worked here in flat 120

Dorset House, Gloucester Place, Marylebone, NW1 5AG, London, United Kingdom where they worked