January 2, 2017


Monja Danischewsky (1911-1994) b. Archangel, Russia.

Monja Danischewsky‘s family left Russia for Great Britain in 1919. He started out with various publicity jobs, then to Ealing as publicity director in 1938 and occasional writer. Switched to producer 1949; became independent producer The Galloping Major (1951); returned as producer/writer in mid-1950′s and continued briefly after Ealing ended; Rockets Galore (1958) and The Battle of the Sexes (1959). Autobiography, ‘White Russian, Red Face’, 1966.

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