Ivory, James (Francis)

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IVORY, James (Francis)

IVORY, James (Francis). American, b. 1928. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Film. Career: Film director and screenwriter, 1957-. Partner in Merchant Ivory Productions, NYC, 1963-. Publications: FILM SCREENPLAYS: (with R.P. Jhabvala) Shakespeare Wallah, 1965; (with Jhabvala) The Guru, 1969; (with Jhabvala) Bombay Talkie, 1970; (with Jhabvala) Quartet, 1981; (with K. Hesketh-Harvey) Maurice, 1987; (with others) A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries, 1998. DOCUMENTARIES: Venice: Theme and Variations, 1957; The Sword and the Flute, 1959; Helen, Queen of the Nautch Girls, 1973. TELEVISION SCREENPLAYS: Adventures of a Brown Man in Search of Civilization, 1971. BOOKS: Savages and Shakespeare Wallah, 1973; (comp.) Autobiography of a Princess: Also Being the Adventures of an American Film Director in the Land of the Maharajas, 1975. Address: Merchant Ivory Productions, 250 W 57th St #1825, New York, NY 10107, U.S.A.