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Borden Mace

Born: Jul 23, 1920

Death: Nov 21, 2014

Birthplace: Beaufort

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Borden Mace

Date of Birth : Jul 23, 1920
Date of Death : Nov 21, 2014
Birth Place : Beaufort

Francis Borden Mace, in Beaufort, North Carolina is an American movie producer. Mr. Mace died on November 21, 2014 in Salisbury, Connecticut. Mace produced hundreds of films, many of them for the military, in a career spanning decades. During the post World War II period he worked on numerous projects with his mentor, producer Louis de Rochemont, notably on Alfred L. Werker's quasi-biographical Lost Boundaries, which was one of the first U.S. films to feature black actors in professional positions, and which was banned in Atlanta and Memphis. He was also involved in the production and story development of the 1954 Joy Batchelor and John Halas animated adaptation of Animal Farm. His last Hollywood project was John Ehle's The Journey of August King. Mace, along with his friend Ehle, was instrumental in the founding in 1980, of The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, serving as the school's first principal and deputy director. The school's library is named after Mace.

Profession


  • Film Producer

Also known as


  • Francis Borden Mace

Spouse


  • Grace Breslin Wingerter
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