Samuel Anthony Tenser, movie producer: created London 10 August 1920; 3 x married (four young ones); died 5 December 2007
The producer and supplier Tony Tenser is many connected with British intercourse and horror movies associated with Fifties and Sixties. a jovial character whom had been blatantly commercially driven, he stated, "I would instead be ashamed of the movie that has been earning profits than happy with a film which was losing it."
He had been described with a few reason by the journalist David McGillivray as "the Irving Thalberg associated with exploitation movie", but he additionally produced two films seen as classics, Roman Polanski's chilling thriller that is psychological and Michael Reeves's fashionable horror film Witchfinder General. a previous publicist, he additionally ended up being mostly in charge of early success in the united kingdom of Brigitte Bardot, for who he coined the description "sex kitten".
In a period whenever censorship that is strict slowly being eroded the father Chamberlain's authority to censor or entirely ban plays had been challenged because of the development of club theatres to stage such works as Cat on a Hot Tin Roof plus the kid's Hour, together with book Lady Chatterley's Lover survived a notorious court situation Tenser ended up being the first to ever start a personal club cinema to exhibit uncensored movies. (more…)