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Born: June 11, 1944 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Denmark Profession: producer

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Former president of the prolific Danish production company, Panorama Film, who formed the London-based Panorama Film International in 1985 and set up Just Betzer Films in Los Angeles in 1990. Best known for the Oscar-winning "Babette's Feast" (1987).

Former president of the prolific Danish production company, Panorama Film, who formed the London-based Panorama Film International in 1985 and set up Just Betzer Films in Los Angeles in 1990. Best known for the Oscar-winning "Babette's Feast" (1987).

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  Epilogue (1967) Assistant Director

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Began career managing candy concession and as alternate projectionist at father's theater in Aarhus, Denmark age 11
1960:
Founded Panorama Film production/distribution (date approximate) company in Denmark; (responsible for over 30 features)
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Opened chain of 13 theaters throughout Denmark
1985:
Moved to England; set up London-based Panorama Film International with offices in Copenhagen and Los Angeles
1990:
Formed Los Angeles-based production company, Just Betzer Films in October
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father:
Edvard Betzer. Exhibitor. Began as a still photographer; started a traveling cinema show in Jutland, Denmark (1942); built the first multiscreen complex in Aarhus province; managed five of his son's theaters in the Jutland and Fyn provinces; died of a heart attack on January 17, 1993.
brother:
Mogens Betzer. Exhibitor.

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