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Geoffrey Manwaring Shurlock

Geoffrey Manwaring Shurlock, British motion picture executive. Member Motion Picture Association American.

Background

  • Shurlock, Geoffrey Manwaring was born on August 10, 1894 in Liverpool, England. Son of Charles and Frances (Hallawell) Shurlock.

  • Education

    • Brought to the United States, 1901, naturalized, 1930. Educated private schools Literature secretary to author Rupert Hughes, 1922-1926. With Paramount Pictures, 1926-1932, successively story reader, assistant to vice president charge production, studio scenario editor, executive charge foreign language prodns., staff scenario department.

      Member studio relations committee Motion Picture Association, 1932-1934, assistant to director Production Code Administration, 1934-1954, acting head, 1941-1942, administrator Production Code Administration, 1954-1970.

    Works

    • Author Rupert Hughes, 1922-1926. With Paramount Pictures, 1926-1932, successively story reader, assistant to vice president charge production, studio scenario editor, executive charge foreign language prodns., staff scenario department. Member studio relations committee Motion Picture Association, 1932-1934, assistant to director Production Code Administration, 1934-1954, acting head, 1941-1942, administrator Production Code Administration, 1954-1970.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Motion Picture Association American.

    Connections

    • father: Charles Shurlock
    • mother: Frances (Hallawell) Shurlock
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    Born August 10, 1894
    Died April 26, 1976
    (aged 81)
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