Julian Spiro

Forename/s: 
Julian
Family name: 
Spiro
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Interview Number: 
408
Interview Date(s): 
9 May 1997
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Duration (mins): 
180

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[Roy Fowler notes that there is not much detail on anything due to the subject’s failing memory. DS]

Writer-producer-director.

To Gaumont British at the Bush [Shepherd’s Bush] as an apprentice on The 39 Steps, in 1935. 3rd and 2nd Assistant on various 1930’s features: Sabotage; Once A Girl; South Riding; Under the Red Robe; Vessel of Wrath; St Martin’s Lane; Jamaica Inn. GPO Film Unit with Harry Watt.

War Service

Eureka Stockade; Marshall Plan [post-World War Two financial aid plan] documentaries for five years.

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