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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 25, 1976|
|Born:||March 7, 1909||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Director ... producer director editor research editor short-film producer cameraman 2u director short-film director|
Irving Lerner worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. At the start of his Hollywood career, Lerner was directing a variety of independent films, such as the Vince Edwards crime flick "Murder By Contract" (1958), the crime feature "City of Fear" (1959) with Vince Edwards and the dramatic adaptation "Studs Lonigan" (1960) with Frank Gorshin. In the sixties and the seventies, Lerner devoted his time to various credits, such as "Deathwatch" (1966), "The Royal Hunt of the Sun" with Robert Shaw (1969) and "Captain Apache" (1971). He also worked on "Executive Action" with Burt Lancaster (1973). Lerner was most recently credited in "New York, New York" (1977) with Liza Minnelli. In the seventies, Lerner lent his talents to projects like "Steppenwolf" (1974) starring Max von Sydow, "Mustang... The House that Joe Built" (1975) and "The River Niger" (1975). Lerner passed away in December 1976 at the age of 67.
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