Emeric Pressburger,
Hungarian-born film producer, screenwriter, and novelist. He worked on films in Germany, France, and Britain. Together with Michael Powell, he made 14 films between 1942 and 1956, including such classics of the British cinema as The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), A Canterbury Tale (1944), and The Red Shoes (1948).
While having lunch with him after the portrait session a nervous waiter tripped, spilling a jug of cream over the director. 'So where's the fruit salad?' he roared to the unfortunate waiter!