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Emeric Pressburger

Emeric Pressburger


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).

  • Known For: Writing
  • Birthday: 1902-12-05
  • Place of Birth: Miskolc, Austria-Hungary [now Hungary]
  • Also Known As: Richard Imrie, Emmerich Pressburger, Imre Pressburger, Emmerich Preßburger, 에메릭 프레스버거, 埃默里克·普雷斯伯格