February 23, 2017

Producer Robert S Baker dies aged 93

Robert-S-BakerProlific producer, writer and director Robert S. Baker has died aged 93. During WWII military service Baker met future partner Monty Berman. After the war the duo set up set up Tempean Films and began producing low-budget second features for over a decade. Inspired by the increasing success of Hammer, the duo next began producing a series of gothic horror movies. With the rise in popularity of television, Baker was latterly involved in producing a number of popular ITC detective series including The Saint, Gideon’s Way, The Baron and The Persuaders.

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