Monja Danischewsky

Monja Danischewsky (28 April 1911—16 October 1994) was a producer, writer, and a worker who produced and wrote the famous film Topkapi and The Thomas Crown Affair with other people. 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). Autobiography, 'White Russian, Red Face', 1966.



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