Biography

Emeric Pressburger (born Imre József 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).

Emeric Pressburger (born Imre József 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).

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1902-12-05

Day of Death 1988-02-05

Place of Birth Miskolc, Hungary

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

1972 The Boy Who Turned Yellow Screenplay
1966 They're a Weird Mob Writer
1965 Operation Crossbow Screenplay
1964 Behold a Pale Horse Novel
1957 Miracle in Soho Writer
1957 Ill Met by Moonlight Writer
1957 Men Against Britannia Writer
1956 The Battle of the River Plate Writer
1956 Oh... Rosalinda!! Writer
1951 The Tales of Hoffmann Writer
1950 The Elusive Pimpernel Writer
1949 The Small Back Room Writer
1948 The Red Shoes Screenplay Co-Writer
1947 The End of the River Writer
1947 Black Narcissus Writer
1946 A Matter of Life and Death Screenplay
1946 Wanted for Murder Screenplay
1945 I Know Where I'm Going! Writer
1944 A Canterbury Tale Writer
1944 The Volunteer Writer
1943 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Writer
1943 The Silver Fleet Story
1943 Squadron Leader X Story
1942 One of Our Aircraft Is Missing Writer
1942 Adventure in Blackmail Story Screenplay
1942 Rings on Her Fingers Adaptation
1941 49th Parallel Screenplay
1941 Atlantic Ferry Screenplay
1940 Contraband Screenplay
1940 Spy for a Day Writer
1939 The Spy in Black Screenplay
1939 The Silent Battle Writer
1938 The Challenge Screenplay
1937 The Great Barrier Writer
1936 Port Arthur Adaptation
1936 One Rainy Afternoon Story
1936 Under Western Eyes Adaptation
1936 La vie parisienne Scenario Writer
1935 Monsieur Sans-Gêne Writer
1934 My Heart Calls You Writer
1933 Kind, ich freu' mich auf Dein Kommen Writer
1933 ...und es leuchtet die Pußta Writer
1932 The Old Scoundrel Writer
1932 Gilgi: One of Us Writer
1932 Sehnsucht 202 Writer
1932 Das schöne Abenteuer Writer
1931 Ronny Writer
1931 Emil and the Detectives Screenplay
1931 Der kleine Seitensprung Writer
1931 The Scoundrel Screenplay
1930 Abschied Writer
1930 The Great Longing Writer
1930 I'd Rather Have Cod Liver Oil Writer

Directing

1957 Ill Met by Moonlight Director
1956 The Battle of the River Plate Director
1956 Oh... Rosalinda!! Director
1953 Twice Upon a Time Director
1952 The Wild Heart Director
1951 The Tales of Hoffmann Director
1950 The Elusive Pimpernel Director
1950 Gone to Earth Director
1949 The Small Back Room Director
1948 The Red Shoes Director
1947 The End of the River Script Supervisor
1947 Black Narcissus Director
1946 A Matter of Life and Death Director
1945 I Know Where I'm Going! Director
1944 A Canterbury Tale Director
1943 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Director
1942 One of Our Aircraft Is Missing Director

Production

1972 The Boy Who Turned Yellow Producer
1957 Miracle in Soho Producer
1957 Ill Met by Moonlight Producer
1956 The Battle of the River Plate Producer
1951 The Tales of Hoffmann Producer
1950 Gone to Earth Producer
1948 The Red Shoes Producer
1947 The End of the River Producer
1947 Black Narcissus Producer
1946 A Matter of Life and Death Producer
1945 I Know Where I'm Going! Producer
1944 A Canterbury Tale Producer
1944 The Volunteer Producer
1943 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Producer
1943 The Silver Fleet Producer
1942 One of Our Aircraft Is Missing Producer

Acting

1981 A Pretty British Affair as Interviewee

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