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Also Known As: Died: December 4, 1987
Born: October 8, 1897 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: Russia Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Cleopatra (1963) as Dir of original production
The legendary Egyptian queen tries to use her beauty to conquer the Roman Empire.
2.
Silk Stockings (1957) as Director
A straitlaced Soviet agent is seduced by Paris and a high-stepping film producer.
3.
Gone to Earth (1950)
Hazel Woodus is a beautiful but innocent country girl who loves all the creatures around her, especially her pet fox cub. She is given a rough time by her father but can escape to run barefoot through the woods when her harsh life gets too much for her. It is there that she is found by the local squire, Jack Reddin, finds her and is struck by her beauty. The obvious conflict develops when the squire leads the local hunt and tries to kill Hazel's pet fox. The title "Gone to Earth" is taken from the huntsmans cry when the target is no longer obtainable.
4.
Summer Holiday (1948) as Director
Musical remake of Ah, Wilderness!, about a small-town boy's struggles with growing up.
5.
Rings on Her Fingers (1942) as Director
A sales woman at a department store works with two con artists and falls in love with a victim of one of their schemes.
6.
Blood and Sand (1941) as Director
A married matador's rise to stardom is complicated by an affair with a beautiful aristocrat.
7.
The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Director
A Spanish nobleman becomes a masked outlaw by night to battle a local tyrant.
8.
Golden Boy (1939) as Director
A crooked promoter lures a young violinist to give up music for boxing.
9.
High, Wide and Handsome (1937) as Director
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
10.
The Gay Desperado (1936) as Director
A Mexican bandit kidnaps a singing cowboy star to learn American ways.
11.
Becky Sharp (1935) as Director
An unscrupulous Englishwoman sets out to steal a place in society.
12.
We Live Again (1934) as Director
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
13.
The Song of Songs (1933) as Director
Although she loves a young sculptor, a country girl marries an older man for his money.
14.
Queen Christina (1933) as Director
Young Christina ascends to the Swedish throne at age 5. While she is queen, Sweden becomes a dominant European power at the end of the Thirty Years War. Like England's Elizabeth I, Christina (Greta Garbo) is pressured into a politically correct marriage (her cousin) but she falls in love with an emissary from Spain (John Gilbert). As with her English counterpart, religion becomes a focal point with Protestant Sweden aghast that their queen could marry a Catholic.
15.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932) as Director
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a scientist who unleashes the beast within.
16.
Love Me Tonight (1932) as Director
A Parisian tailor falls in love with a princess.
17.
City Streets (1931) as Director
A racketeer must choose between his criminal life and love.
18.
Applause (1930) as Director
This early example of the "backstage" musical genre tells the story of Kitty Darling, a fading burlesque star who tries to save her convent-educated daughter April from following in Mom's footsteps.

Cast (feature film)

19.
50 Years of Action! (1986) as Himself
The history of the Directors Guild of America is recounted. Begun in the years when people in the United States were fighting for unions, the guild was initially not recognized by the movie studios. The organization was started by twelve men and evolved fairly peacefully until 1950 when president Jo

Production Companies (feature film)

20.
Golden Boy (1939) as Company
A crooked promoter lures a young violinist to give up music for boxing.
21.
High, Wide and Handsome (1937) as Company
The setting is a small town in 1870s Pennsylvania. Sally Waterson and her father have stopped in town with their traveling medicine show, but when their wagon catches fire, they find themselves stranded. They're taken in by Mrs. Cortlandt and her grandson, Peter, who is trying to set up a pipeline that will supply oil throughout the state. Sally and Peter soon fall in love and marry. Neither their marriage nor Peter's pipe dreams flow too smoothly.
22.
The Gay Desperado (1936) as Company
A Mexican bandit kidnaps a singing cowboy star to learn American ways.
23.
Becky Sharp (1935) as Company
An unscrupulous Englishwoman sets out to steal a place in society.
24.
We Live Again (1934) as Company
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
25.
Queen Christina (1933) as Company
Young Christina ascends to the Swedish throne at age 5. While she is queen, Sweden becomes a dominant European power at the end of the Thirty Years War. Like England's Elizabeth I, Christina (Greta Garbo) is pressured into a politically correct marriage (her cousin) but she falls in love with an emissary from Spain (John Gilbert). As with her English counterpart, religion becomes a focal point with Protestant Sweden aghast that their queen could marry a Catholic.
26.
The Song of Songs (1933) as Company
Although she loves a young sculptor, a country girl marries an older man for his money.
27.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932) as Company
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a scientist who unleashes the beast within.
28.
Love Me Tonight (1932) as Company
A Parisian tailor falls in love with a princess.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

29.
Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (1989)
An English coal miner gives up his job and girl to join an amateur show that will tour in the United States.
30.
Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (1989)
An English coal miner gives up his job and girl to join an amateur show that will tour in the United States.

Cast (special)

31.
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984) as Himself
Biography of the Academy Award winning director including dramatic color footage of WWII.

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