Emeric Pressburger has been played on screen by Alec Westwood in the award-winning short film Oran na h-Eala which explores Moira Shearer's life-changing decision to appear in The Red Shoes.
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Emeric Pressburger was the only son of Kalman Pressburger, estate manager, and his second wife, Katherina (nee Wichs).
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Emeric Pressburger attended a boarding-school in Temesvar, where he was a good pupil, excelling at mathematics, literature and music.
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Emeric Pressburger later said, "[the] worst things that happened to me were the political consequences of events beyond my control.
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Emeric Pressburger was much more than simply "Michael Powell's screenwriter" as some have categorised him.
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The films they made together in this period were mainly original stories by Emeric Pressburger, who did most of the work of a producer for the team.
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Emeric Pressburger was more involved in the editing process than Powell, and, as a musician, Emeric Pressburger was involved in the choice of music for their films.
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Powell and Emeric Pressburger began to go their separate ways after the mid-1950s.
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On 24 June 1938, Emeric Pressburger married Agi Donath, the daughter of Andor Donath, a general merchant, but they divorced in 1941.
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Emeric Pressburger was made a Fellow of BAFTA in 1981, and a Fellow of the BFI in 1983.
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Emeric Pressburger was a diffident and private person who, at times, particularly later on in his life, could be hypersensitive and prone to bouts of melancholia.
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Emeric Pressburger loved French cuisine, enjoyed music, and possessed a great sense of humour.
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Emeric Pressburger was a keen supporter of Arsenal F C, a passion he developed soon after arriving in Britain.
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Emeric Pressburger is interred in the cemetery of Our Lady of Grace Church, Aspall.
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