Joan Harrison
Film producer, screenwriter
Joan Harrison
Joan Harrison was an English film producer and screenwriter.
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Tasty summer fun at Eighty Parrish Street - MPNnow.com
Google News - over 5 years
Among the residents enjoying the meal and visiting with friends were Virginia King, Bryan Bliss, Jim Kalarovich (everyone calls him Pooh), Joan Harrison and Doris McCollum. The catered meals are a regular event at Eighty Parrish, which is managed by
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Mary Gail Harrison, 75, Bethany, MO - KQ2 | StJoeChannel
Google News - over 5 years
Survivors include a Son, Clair (Joan) Harrison, Big Spring, TX; 2 Granddaughters, Shavon and Anna; Sister, Sharon (Jack) Fenimore, Bethany, MO; Brother, Lee (Carolyn) Queen, Bethany, MO; , Several nieces and nephews. She also was preceded in death by
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Staten Island Academy instructor MaryAnn Diglio cited for lessons on immigration - SILive.com
Google News - over 5 years
(Photo Courtesy Joan Harrison) STATEN ISLAND, NY - DONGAN HILLS - Teacher MaryAnn Diglio's third- grade students at Staten Island Academy (SIA) were reliving the lessons they learned in their class's immigration workshop, as they crossed New York
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Council sticks with city staff to hold elections this autumn - Nanaimo Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
19 election and it would not be worthwhile to put out a request for proposals and then hand off the work to a new partner, according to a report from Joan Harrison, legislative services manager. Cost was the main reason for exploring a possible new
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Funding for Aboriginal Women Against Violence - Cumberland Courier Newspapers
Google News - over 5 years
The Aboriginal Women Against Violence project, run by the Joan Harrison Support Services for Women, has been designed by Aboriginal women to train them to become trainers and advocates. The women got $10000 from the Sydney Women's Fund
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Staten Island Academy students get lessons in life and lyrics from Eger Harbor ... - SILive.com
Google News - almost 6 years
(Photo Courtesy of Joan Harrison) STATEN ISLAND, NY - DONGAN HILLS/EGBERTVILLE - It is a choir that spans the ages. On one side, you have fifth-grade students, mostly 11-year-olds, from Staten Island Academy, Dongan Hills
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Clever hosts can always find an excuse to party - The Desert Sun
Google News - almost 6 years
Dining were Harriett Kay, Bill and Elva Casey, Steven Kotalik, Joan Harrison, Betty Wells, Chuck Amandola, Eileen Riley. Mariah's doctor, veterinarian Dr. Steven Salk and wife Paulina were guests. How many of us get to hear our doctor sing 'Happy
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ART REVIEW; Spelling It Out in Black and White
NYTimes - over 9 years
It has been more than 150 years since William Henry Fox Talbot invented the negative-positive photographic process, the basis of photography before the present digital era. Obviously there has been advancement in photographic technology since then, but some things have remained the same. One is the humble black and white portrait, the most
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Long Island Man Accused of Dismembering Neighbor
NYTimes - over 10 years
A 31-year-old man living in his parents' home in a gated community on Long Island was charged on Friday with the murder and dismemberment of a retired schoolteacher who lived across the street. The police said there was no indication that the two knew each other. Nassau County and Glen Cove police discovered the body of the teacher, Denice Fox, 57,
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Paid Notice: Deaths HARRISON, JOAN
NYTimes - almost 11 years
HARRISON--Joan. Temple Israel Lawrence mourns her loss and extends deepest sympathy to the family. Jay H. Rosenbaum, Rabbi Garrett L. Gray, President
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WEDDINGS; Joan Harrison, Michael Janofsky
NYTimes - over 15 years
Joan Amy Harrison and Michael Janofsky were married yesterday in Los Angeles. Rabbi Harvey J. Fields performed the ceremony at the Wilshire Boulevard Temple. Ms. Harrison, who is keeping her name, is a literary agent for screenwriters and directors at the Broder, Kurland, Webb, Uffner Agency in Beverly Hills. She graduated magna cum laude from the
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ART REVIEWS; An Accidental Feast of Photography
NYTimes - over 17 years
Paul Caponigro John Paul Caponigro Pingree Gallery, 66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton. Through Nov. 14. 324-7060. Paul Caponigro has been exhibiting his elegant black-and-white photographs for more than 40 years and is most often linked with masters of the esthetic use of straight photography, like Minor White and Ansel Adams. The work is often
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WEDDINGS: VOWS; Karen Harrison and Richard Schiffer
NYTimes - almost 18 years
TO picture Karen Tina Harrison, think of how Madonna looked in the movie ''Desperately Seeking Susan'': zany, theatrical and in love with accessories. Ms. Harrison, 42, is a freelance fashion journalist who has begun writing television screenplays and lives in a Manhattan studio filled with flea market finds, black clothes, costume jewelry and
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Eric Ambler, Thriller Writer Who Elevated the Genre to Literature, Is Dead at 89
NYTimes - over 18 years
Eric Ambler, whose name is synonymous with novels of suspense, action, adventure and intrigue in foreign lands and whose books became models for generations of other writers, died on Thursday at his home in London. He was 89. Mr. Ambler, a worldly Englishman, is generally credited with having raised the thriller to the level of literature. He
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A Master's Touch Like Midas's
NYTimes - over 19 years
ALFRED HITCHCOCK was the first great movie director who knew what to do with television: he used it to make himself rich and famous. If today his name instantly brings to mind his substantial profile, morbid humor and English accent, it is thanks to the on-camera appearances that framed every episode of ''Alfred Hitchcock Presents,'' the anthology
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Paid Notice: Deaths SAUCHELLI, MARY J. (KANE)
NYTimes - almost 20 years
SAUCHELLI-Mary J. (Kane). In West Orange, New Jersey, on April 24, 1997, at age 35. Beloved wife of Dr. Francis C. Beloved mother of Francesca Joan, Harrison Edward, Christian Kane, stepsons Mark A. and Paul F. Beloved sister of Edward M. of Trappe, PA, Joan I.L. of Washington, D.C., Ethyl C. of Gilbertsville, PA., Jeremiah F.X. of Center Square,
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A Journey in Geometric Designs And Photographs That Confound
NYTimes - over 20 years
A Journey in Geometric Art Wisser Library, New York Institute of Technology, Rte. 25A, Old Westbury. Through Oct. 30. 686-7633. In a survey spanning more than 40 years, Martin Schreiber traces his development as an abstract artist who began as a painter but eventually embraced sculpture as well. In fact, his most recent pieces are amalgams, painted
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ATLANTA: DAY 3 -- SWIMMING;South Africa's Wait Ends
NYTimes - over 20 years
As Penny Heyns prepared to swim the 100-meter breast-stroke tonight, South Africa had not produced a gold medal since the 1952 Summer Games, when Joan Harrison won the 100-meter backstroke and Esther Brand won the high jump. The country was banned from the Olympics from 1964 until 1992 because of the racial policies of apartheid. But South Africa,
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Joan Harrison, a Screenwriter And Producer, Is Dead at 83
NYTimes - over 22 years
Joan Harrison, a producer and screenwriter who helped write the scripts for "Rebecca," "Foreign Correspondent" and other films directed by Alfred Hitchcock, died on Aug. 14 in London. She was 83. Miss Harrison was born in Guildford, Surrey, England, where her father published two local newspapers. After attending boarding school in Kent, she
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CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK; At Wits' End: Algonquinites in Hollywood
NYTimes - about 24 years
BY 1935, Dorothy Parker had abandoned the life of a New York sophisticate for that of a Hollywood screenwriter, but the sunshine did nothing to mellow her caustic outlook. As she wrote in a letter back east to Alexander Woollcott, her friend from the old days of the Algonquin Round Table, "Aside from the work which I hate like holy water, I love it
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Joan Harrison
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1994
    Age 86
    Died on August 14, 1994.
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  • 1968
    Age 60
    Harrison worked in television with Hitchcock together with Norman Lloyd when she produced his TV series Alfred Hitchcock Presents. She and Lloyd were later producers on the Hammer TV anthology Journey to the Unknown, which ran for a single season in 1968.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1958
    Age 50
    Harrison married author Eric Ambler in 1958 and remained married to him until her death in 1994.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1944
    Age 36
    She became a film producer in 1944 with Phantom Lady, and produced such films as The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945), Nocturne (1946), Ride the Pink Horse (1947), and They Won't Believe Me (1947).
    More Details Hide Details At the time she was one of only three female producers in Hollywood, the others being Virginia Van Upp and Harriet Parsons.
  • 1939
    Age 31
    When Hitchcock moved to Hollywood in March 1939 to begin his contract with David O. Selznick to direct films, Harrison went with him as an assistant and writer.
    More Details Hide Details She gained the title of screenwriter when she wrote the film Jamaica Inn (1939) based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier. Harrison continued writing screenplays for films Rebecca (1940), also adapted from a du Maurier novel, Foreign Correspondent (1940), Suspicion (1941), Saboteur (1942), Dark Waters (1944), and Nocturne (1946). Harrison was an uncredited screenwriter for Ride the Pink Horse (1947) and Your Witness (1950).
  • TWENTIES
  • 1933
    Age 25
    In 1933 Harrison became the secretary of Alfred Hitchcock.
    More Details Hide Details Eventually she began reading books and scripts for him and became one of Hitchcock's most trusted associates. Harrison appears in a scene in Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934), eating dinner with Peter Lorre's character.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1907
    Born
    Born on June 26, 1907.
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