Robert Maxwell (producer)
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|Born||Robert Maxwell Joffe
January 31, 1908
Brooklyn, New York
|Died||February 3, 1971
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Other names||Robert Joffe Maxwell
Robert J. Maxwell
|Occupation||Radio and television producer, screenwriter|
|Spouse(s)||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 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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