Room With A View producer Ismail Merchant dies

Merchant Ivory producer Ismail Merchant died today aged 68.

Merchant Ivory producer Ismail Merchant died today aged 68.

Together with director James Ivory, Merchant made such acclaimed period films as Howards End, A Room With A View and Remains of the Day.

He died in a London hospital this afternoon, his office said.

The cause of death was unclear but a spokesman said the Indian-born producer had suffered from stomach problems over the past year.

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