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Elliott Kastner
Occupation: Producer
Also: Executive producer
Birthdate: January 7, 1930
Birthplace: New York City, NY, USA
Education: Universite of Miami and Columbia
Died: June 20, 2010(London, UK)

Elliot Kastner got his education at the University of Miami and Columbia. His first job related to movies was as an talent scout. His first assignmnet as producer came 1965, with the Bus Riley's Back in Town (Universal). After this a series of international productions followed, among others Where Eagles Dare (1969), Zee and Co. (1973) and Equus (1977). Maybe he's most famous for his productions of Raymong Chandler's books. Here you can find movies like Long Goodbye (1973) and Farewell My Lovely (1975). His later movies haven't been great success, with one exception: Angel Heart from 1987.

Selected Films
Bus Riley's Back in Town - 1965
Bobo, The - 1967
Sol Madrid - 1968
Where Eagles Dare - 1969

Walking Stick, The - 1970
Villain - 1971
When Eight Bells Toll - 1971
Tam Lin - 1971

Zee and Co. - 1972
Fear Is the Key - 1973
11 Harrowhouse - 1974
Breakheart Pass - 1975

92 in the Shade - 1975
Russian Roulette - 1975
Equus - 1977
Goldengirl - 1979

Mr. Horn - 1979
Absolution - 1979
Big Sleep - 1979
First Deadly Sin, The - 1980

North Sea Hijack - 1980
Man, Woman and Child - 1983
Garbo Talks - 1984
Heat - 1987

Homeboy - 1988
Last Party, The - 1993
Love Is All There Is - 1996
Sweet November - 2001

User Comments:

James D. Heaton (2006-12-17)
I was stationed with Elliott (he in the Army and I in the Navy) during the fifties with U.S. Eucom (United States European Command), Frankfurt and then Paris. We were close friends. In later years, I became aware that he is a well known producer and have enjoyed many of his films. I have wondered over the years where he is and was very pleased to have discovered this website. I am hopeful that we can reconnect at some point.
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