Robert Maxwell (producer)
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Robert Maxwell Joffe|
January 31, 1908
Brooklyn, New York
February 3, 1971 (aged 63)|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Robert Joffe Maxwell|
Robert J. Maxwell
|Occupation||Radio and television producer, screenwriter|
Jessica Fielding Maxwell|
Dusty Bruce Maxwell
Robert Maxwell Joffe (January 31, 1908 – February 3, 1971) was an American radio and television producer, screenwriter, and entertainment executive. He was one of the producers (and a writer and director) of The Adventures of Superman radio show and a producer of several TV series, including the early episodes of both Adventures of Superman (1951–1954) and Lassie (1954–1957; executive producer 1957-1958). He also was the producer of Creeps by Night (1944) on the Blue Network.
He also wrote episodes of the Superman radio and TV series as Richard Fielding (a pseudonym that he shared with fellow producers Whitney Ellsworth and Maxwell's then wife, Jessica Fielding Maxwell).
- DeForest, Tim (2004). "Superman". Storytelling in the Pulps, Comics, and Radio: How Technology Changed Popular Fiction in America. McFarland. ISBN 0-7864-1902-4.
- Grossman, Gary H. (1976). Superman: Serial to Cereal. Popular Library.
- Collins, Ace (1993). Lassie: A Dog's Life. New York: Penguin Books. ISBN 978-0-14-023183-0.
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