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Also Known As: Died: February 1, 1992
Born: October 4, 1916 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: Belgium Profession: producer, screenwriter, distributor

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Specialized in distributing European films in the US and vice versa. While European trade was curtailed during WWII, Wachsberger worked with George Jessel to set up a production company headquartered at 20th Century-Fox. After the war, he returned to distributing American films in Europe, and oversaw the production of numerous international co-productions in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Wachsberger was the husband of actress Yvette Lebon.

Specialized in distributing European films in the US and vice versa. While European trade was curtailed during WWII, Wachsberger worked with George Jessel to set up a production company headquartered at 20th Century-Fox. After the war, he returned to distributing American films in Europe, and oversaw the production of numerous international co-productions in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Wachsberger was the husband of actress Yvette Lebon.

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In Belgium, founded Les Films du Triumphe, a company that later represented RKO Pictures in Europe
1939:
Founded Trans Lux Corp. With Harry Brandt in New York to distribute European films in the US
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Set up a production company with George Jessel headquartered at 20th Century-Fox when European trade was curtailed during World War II
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After the war, created the Film Alliance of the US to distribute American films in Europe; his partners were Samuel Bronston, Jack Grinieff and Joe Harris
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Produced several American/European ventures during the 1950s including "Milady and the Muskateers" featuring his wife, Yvette Lebon
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Produced "Son of Captain Blood", "The Sign of Zorro" and several French features in the 1960s
1966:
Scripted and produced "That Man in Istanbul"
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Produced "They Came to Rob Las Vegas", "The Corrupt Ones", and "The Southern Star" in the 1970s
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wife:
Yvette Lebon. Actor. Featured in Wachberger's film production, "Milady and the Muskateers".

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son:
Patrick Wachsberger. Executive. President/CEO of Odyssey Distributors Ltd.

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