Ken Rowles

Forename/s: 
Ken
Family name: 
Rowles
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Interview Number: 
641
Interview Date(s): 
4 May 2012
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Duration (mins): 
175

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Ken Rowles
Ken Rowles
Ken Rowles
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Biographical

As a 7 year old saw a film being made in the street. This encouraged him to follow his dream. Started at Merton Park studios as runner. Made his way up to Film Editor. Talks about editing equipment in use then. Went on to producing with City Films. Worked freelance as producer on many productions.Narrates involvement on many of them.

KEN ROWLES

 

At 7 years old in 1952 saw a film crew making GENEVIEVE this encouraged him to have a career in film and television. He started in 1960 at Merton Park Studios as a runner before making his way into editing. He talks about the various productions and editing equipment before joining Cupid Productions with the Rolling Stones that lead to producing and directing features, documentaries, and commercials including TRIBUTE TO HER MAJESTY with Sir John Mills and MEMORIES OF JAMES HERRIOT the vet, author with Simon Ward and Christopher Timothy. His recent programme he directed A DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN the story of Liberty ships and the SS Richard Montgomery.