Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Martin Ransohoff

Independent film and TV producer -- via the Hollywood Reporter. The more you look at his resume, the stronger it is. He co-founded Filmways, and brought us The Beverly Hillbillies" and "Mister Ed." He could do popular and highbrow fare, achieving a high average of great productions out of his 37 credits. He produced Peter Brooks' magnificent "King Lear" with Paul Scofield. He produced "The Americanization of Emily," "The Loved One," "Eye of the Devil," "The Fearless Vampire Killers," "Ice Station Zebra," Peter Hall's "Midsummer Night's Dream," the Nicol Williamson "Hamlet," "Catch-22," "10 Rillington Place," "Save the Tiger," "Silver Streak," and "Jagged Edge."