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John Heyer (1916–2001)

John Heyer was born on September 14, 1916 in Devonport, Tasmania, Australia as John Whitefoord Heyer. He was a producer and director, known for The Back of Beyond (1954), The Reef (1977) and The Valley Is Ours (1948). He died on June 19, 2001 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 84) in London, England, UK

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The Reef Producer


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 1977 The Reef (Documentary) (producer)
 1964 This Is It! (TV Movie) (producer)
 1954 The Back of Beyond (Documentary) (producer - uncredited)
 1948 The Cane Cutters (Documentary short) (producer)
 1948 The Valley Is Ours (Short) (producer)
 1948 Turn the Soil (Documentary short) (producer)
 1947 Journey of a Nation (Short) (producer)
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Australian documentary film maker, the son of a doctor. With the Shell Film Unit, 1948-56. Was subsequently appointed Executive Producer, Films and Television, for Shell International in London. Set up his own production company in 1967, producing a series of documentaries for the Australian Conservation Foundation. See more »

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