Tom Pevsner

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Tom Pevsner
BornThomas Pevsner
(1926-10-02)2 October 1926
Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Died19 August 2014(2014-08-19) (aged 87)
London, England, UK
NationalityBritish
OccupationAssistant movie director and producer
Years active1953–95

Thomas "Tom" Pevsner (2 October 1926 – 19 August 2014) was a British assistant movie director and producer. His career lasted from 1953 until 1995. His best known movies were The Ladykillers (1955), The Longest Day (1962) and The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970) and Dracula (1979). He also worked on a number of James Bond movies between 1981 and 1995.

Pevsner was born in Dresden, Saxony. His father was the scholar Nikolaus Pevsner. Because they were of Jewish descent the Pevsner family fled to the United Kingdom in 1933.[1]

Pevsner died on 19 August 2014 in London, aged 87.[2]

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  1. Pevsner - the early life: Germany and Art, Stephen Games, Continuum, 2010
  2. "Executive producer Tom Pevsner has died". M16. 19 August 2014. Retrieved 26 August 2014.

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