Ben Arbeid


Producer

About

Birth Place
London, England, GB

Biography

After having a hand in multiple properties, Ben Arbeid was known for his talent as a producer of Hollywood titles. Arbeid founded a career producing films with such credits as the Michael Crawford comedy "The Jokers" (1967). He elevated his craft with continued success producing such films as the drama "Assignment K" (1968) with Stephen Boyd, the Peter Sellers comedy "Hoffman" (197...

Biography

After having a hand in multiple properties, Ben Arbeid was known for his talent as a producer of Hollywood titles. Arbeid founded a career producing films with such credits as the Michael Crawford comedy "The Jokers" (1967). He elevated his craft with continued success producing such films as the drama "Assignment K" (1968) with Stephen Boyd, the Peter Sellers comedy "Hoffman" (1970) and "The Hireling" (1973). He also appeared in the western "Eagle's Wing" (1978) with Martin Sheen. Later in his career, Arbeid produced the Martin Sheen drama "Enigma" (1983).

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Murder Most Foul (1964) - The Blackmailer! Miss Marple (Margaret Rutherford as Agatha Christie’s sleuth) with her associate Mr. Stringer (Stringer Davis, who was Mr. Rutherford) deducing the meaning of a cut-up newspaper found at a murder scene, ringing a landlady,(Megs Jenkins), and observed by the annoyed Inspector Craddock (Charles Tingwell) Murder Most Foul, 1964.
Murder Most Foul (1964) - The Lodger's Dilemma Husband of the star, Stringer Davis, as “Mr. Stringer,” appears with Ross Parker and Lucy Griffiths from the local theater company, as Miss Marple (Margaret Rutherford) arrives, having just caused her murder jury to be hung, with Sydney Arnold as the vicar, early in the third of four MGM-British features based on the Agatha Christie, Murder Most Foul, 1964.
Murder Most Foul (1964) - Are You Jane Marble? Miss Marple (Margaret Rutherford) has her own reasons for infiltrating a local theater company, but must audition for the fussy director Cosgood (second-billed Ron Moody, in his first scene), choosing a Robert Service poem that was a favorite of Rutherford’s, in the last of her MGM-British features as Agatha Christie’s sleuth, Murder Most Foul, 1964.
Private Potter (1962) - It's Like Having A Rash! Soldier Tom Courtenay (title character), whose scream amid battle cost the life of a colleague, tries to explain to "The Padre" (Ralph Michael) how he saw God, in Private Potter, 1962.
Private Potter (1962) - Is That A Lawful Excuse? Terrific scenes by Eric Thompson (Emma's dad, as "Captain Knowles"), first with accused Tom Courtenay (title character), then with his C-O (James Maxwell), from Private Potter, 1962, directed by Casper Wrede.
Private Potter (1962) - Who Screamed? British commandos hunting terrorists (presumably in post-war Cyprus), Tom Courtenay (title role) loses his cool, chastised by Corporal Lamb (Harry Landis), the key moment in Private Potter, 1962, from Ronald Harwood's screenplay.

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