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Geoffrey Manwaring Shurlock

motion picture executive.

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.

Membership

Member Motion Picture Association American.

Connections

father:
Charles Shurlock

mother:
Frances (Hallawell) Shurlock