David E. Rose


Executive, Producer

About

Birth Place
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died
August 21, 1992

Biography

Former studio executive turned producer who began his career as the manager of Douglas Fairbanks. Rose produced a number of undistinguished British genre films in the 1950s and 1960s including "Island of Desire" (1952) with Linda Darnell and Tab Hunter; "Sea Devils" (1953) with Yvonne De Carlo and Rock Hudson; "Doctor Blood's Coffin" (1960), and Ray Milland's "Hostile Witness" (1968)....

Biography

Former studio executive turned producer who began his career as the manager of Douglas Fairbanks. Rose produced a number of undistinguished British genre films in the 1950s and 1960s including "Island of Desire" (1952) with Linda Darnell and Tab Hunter; "Sea Devils" (1953) with Yvonne De Carlo and Rock Hudson; "Doctor Blood's Coffin" (1960), and Ray Milland's "Hostile Witness" (1968).

Life Events

1930

Entered industry as the manager of Douglas Fairbanks

1938

Relocated to England to become chairman and managing director of all Paramount companies in Great Britain

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End Of The Affair, The (1955) - The Party In Question John Mills' first scene as London P-I Parkis, meeting and reporting to client Maurice (Van Johnson), who's paying to have his former girlfriend watched, sooner than he expected, in The End Of The Affair, 1955, from Graham Greene's novel.
End Of The Affair, The (1955) - Angry About God Anxious American writer Maurice (Van Johnson), in London awaiting his married English wartime girlfriend Sarah (Deborah Kerr), hewing close to Graham Greene's original novel, in Edward Dmytryk's The End Of The Affair, 1955.
Sea Devils (1953) - You Lose Your Nerve Easily In an English tavern ca. 1800, fisherman turned smuggler Gilliat (Rock Hudson) chills with pal Willie (Bryan Forbes), as rival Rantaine (Maxwell Reed) is engaged by lady spy Yvonne de Carlo, for transit to France, Ivor Barnard her anxious agent, in Sea Devils, 1953, from a Victor Hugo novel.
Sea Devils (1953) - I Call It Treachery Rock Hudson (as English "Gilliat"), who selflessly swam out to try to rescue Countess de Remuset (Yvonne de Carlo, whom, he still doesn't know, is really a British spy, on his side), is not impressed that she's convinced his captors not to kill him, in Raoul Walsh's Sea Devils, 1953.
End Of The Affair, The (1955) - London During The War One-time chorus boy Van Johnson beginning one of his best dramatic performances, as writer Maurice, meeting civil servant Henry (Peter Cushing) and wife Sarah (Deborah Kerr), in Graham Greene's The End Of The Affair, 1955.

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