The public and the private relations of the British author, film producer and script writer Monja Danischewsky who wrote the films Topkapi; Rockets Galore! & Bitter Springs among others and was producer of such films as Whisky Galore! (1949); Meet Mr. Lucifer (1953) & The Love Lottery (1954) . Monja Danischewsky's family left Russia for Great Britain in 1919. He started out with various publicity jobs, then to Ealing Studios 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-1950s and continued briefly after Ealing ended; Rockets Galore (1958) and The Battle of the Sexes (1959).
First Edition; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Gilt titles spine; Dust Jacket un-clipped (Dust Jacket has light wear at edges, small chips and tears); illustrated by b/w. photo's.
Author Danischewsky, Monja
Binding Hardcover (Burgundy Cloth)
Publisher Gollancz; London
Condition Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket