Widgey R. Newman

Widgey R. Newman (1900–1944) was a British screenwriter, producer and film director.[1] He was a major force in the British B film industry of the 1930s, overseeing the production of a number of quota quickies.

Widgey R. Newman
Born30 September 1900
Died15 July 1944
London, United Kingdom
Other namesWidgey Raphael Newman
OccupationDirector, Producer, Writer
Years active1926-1943 (film)

Selected filmography


  1. Chibna;; p.20


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The British of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.

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