Tuesday, April 14, 2015

RIP Peter Price

British assistant director and production manager Peter Price died in London on April 6th. He was 85. Born in London on  January 9, 1930, he started work at Ealing studios in 1946 as post boy then worked his way up to the production department and after several months training, worked as 3rd Assistant on the film "It Always Rains on Sunday", which was made again in 1948 when crews returned from the services. He then started his freelance career an Assistant Director working at all the major studios, and with many top directors. He had the privilege of working as 1st Assistant with all the Ealing Directors: Sandy Mackendrik, Charles Crichton, Basil Deardon,Les Norman, Michael Truman. Price was the assistant director on "Shalako" (1968) and Chato's Land" (1972).

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