World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Michael Relph

Michael Relph
Born Michael Leighton George Relph
(1915-02-16)16 February 1915
Broadstone, Dorset, England
Died 30 September 2004(2004-09-30) (aged 89)
Selsey, West Sussex, England
Nationality English
Occupation Art director, film producer, film director, writer

Michael Leighton George Relph [1] (16 February 1915 – 30 September 2004) was an English

External links

  1. ^ http://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/oct/08/guardianobituaries.film
  2. ^ "Michael Relph". Oxforddnb.com. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  3. ^ "Michael Relph | BFI | BFI". Explore.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  4. ^ a b "Michael Relph". Telegraph. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  5. ^ "Michael Relph - Obituaries - News". The Independent. 2004-10-02. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  6. ^ "Michael Relph (1915 - 2004) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  7. ^ "BFI Screenonline: Relph, Michael (1915-2004) Biography". Screenonline.org.uk. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  8. ^ Adam Dawtrey (2004-10-05). "Michael Relph". Variety. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  9. ^ "Emma Relph | BFI | BFI". Explore.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 

References

His son, Simon Relph, is also a film producer and former chairman of BAFTA.[4] His daughter, Emma Relph, had several parts on television and in the films as an actress during the 1980s.[9]

Later in his career, Relph worked as a producer. He served as associate producer on the Ealing comedy Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) ; and had a significant 20-year partnership with Basil Dearden beginning in 1949 and ending with Dearden's death in 1971.[7] From 1972 to 1979, he was chairman of the British Film Institute's Production Board.[8]

Michael Relph also designed for the theatre, particularly the West End in the 1940s, from "The Doctor's Dilemma" and "A Month in the Country," to "Nap Hand" and "The Man Who Came to Dinner."[6]

He began his film career in 1933 as an assistant art director under Alfred Junge at Gaumont British then headed by Michael Balcon. In 1942 Relph began work at Ealing as chief art director, where his designs included the influential supernatural anthology Dead of Night (1945). He worked mainly on Basil Dearden's films, and in 1949 was nominated for an Academy Award for art direction for his work on the Stewart Granger vehicle Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948).[5]

[4]

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from School eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.