Roy Parkinson

Forename/s: 
Roy
Family name: 
Parkinson
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Interview Number: 
44
Interview Date(s): 
24 Jun 1988
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Son of Harry B Parkinson, cinema manager. Roy talks about his career, starting as a runner, and working his way up. Studios include Riverside, Shepperton, Worton Hall, Pinewood, Welwyn and Borehamwood (MGM). The interview covers his war service, his union activities and working with directors such as the Boultings, Antonioni (Blow Up) and John Ford (Mogambo). He also explains what a production manager does. He also works on The Buccaneers (TV series) at Twickenham. DS 2018.