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Albert Fennell (29 March 1920 in Chiswick – 17 April 1988) was a British film and television producer.[1]

Fennell's film career began as a production designer and writer. His work as a film producer included Peeping Tom (1960), The Innocents (1961) and This Sporting Life (1963).[2]

He is best known for his work on the 1960s spy drama The Avengers with Brian Clemens, Fennell also produced (with Clemens) its follow-up, The New Avengers and The Professionals.[3] The New Avengers was made by The Avengers (Film and TV) Enterprises Ltd, and The Professionals was by Mark One Productions.[4] both companies Fennell established with Clemens and composer Laurie Johnson.[3]

His later film productions included And Soon the Darkness (1970), Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971) and Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter (1974).[5][6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Albert Fennell".
  2. ^ McFarlane, Brian, ed. (16 May 2016). "The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition". Oxford University Press – via Google Books.
  3. ^ a b "BFI Screenonline: Clemens, Brian (1931-) Biography".
  4. ^ "TV Times magazine, page 22, 22nd October, 1977".
  5. ^ "And Soon the Darkness (1970)".
  6. ^ "BFI Screenonline: Dr Jekyll and Sister Hyde (1971) Credits".
  7. ^ "Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (1974) - Brian Clemens - Cast and Crew - AllMovie".

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