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Ib Jorgen Melchior

Ib Jorgen Melchior, Danish scriptwriter, author, film director.

Background

  • Melchior, Ib Jorgen was born on September 17, 1917 in Copenhagen. Arrived in the United States, 1938. Son of Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel and Inger Thora (Nathansen) Melchior.

  • Education

    • Degree, Stenhus Kostskole, Denmark, 1936. Cand.Phil, University Copenhagen, 1937.

    Career

    • Actor, stage manager, co-director English Players, Paris, 1937—1939. Stage manager Radio City Music Hall, Center Theater, New York City, 1941—1942. Actor, writer, 1946—1949.

      Associate director Columbia Broadcasting System-television, 1949—1953. Director Perry Como Show, 1951—1954. Associate producer G-L Enterprises, 1952—1953.

      Screenwriter, director, novelist, since 1957.

    Works

    • Code Name: Grand Guignol
    • British Intelligence had learned on the eve of D-Day that the Nazis were racing to complete some sort of secret weapon that would threaten the destruction of the whole invasion operation .
    • Code Name: Grand Guignol
    • British Intelligence had lerned on the eve of D-Day that the Nazis were racing to completesome sort of secretweapon that threatened the destruction of the whole invasion operation.
    • Sleeper agent
    • USED VERY GOOD CONDITION HARD COVER WITH DUST JACKET, TIGHT BINDING, CLEAN PAGES, COLLECTIBLE AND READY TO SHIP (BXX-622)

    Membership

    Advisory board Mayor's Narcotics Information Clinic, Los Angeles, 1972-1973. Advisory council Danish Immigrant Museum, Elk Horn, Iowa, since 1985. With United States Army Military Intelligence, 1942-1946.

    Member Writers Guild American West, Directors Guild American, Academy of Sciences Fiction (honorary), Manuscript Society, Authors Guild Inc., Royal Danish Guard Association, Danish Luncheon Club (Los Angeles), Adventures Club (Los Angeles).

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Hathaway Kale, March 15, 1942 (divorced 1960). 1 child, Leif; Married Cleo Baldon, January 18, 1964. Stepchild, Dirk Arin.
    • father: Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel Melchior
    • mother: Inger Thora (Nathansen) Melchior
    • spouses: Harriet Hathaway Kale
    • Cleo Baldon
    • child: Leif Melchior
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    Born September 17, 1917
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    • 1936
      Stenhus Kostskole
    • 1937
      University Copenhagen
    • 1937 - 1939
      Actor
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1937 - 1939
      stage manager
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1941 - 1942
      stage manager, Radio City Music Hall
    • 1946 - 1949
      actor
    • 1946 - 1949
      writer
    • 1949 - 1953
      associate, director Columbia Broadcasting System-television
    • 1951 - 1954
      director, Perry Como Show
    • 1952 - 1953
      associate, producer G-L Enterprises
    • 1957
      screenwriter
    • 1957
      director
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