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Rouben Mamoulian

Rouben Mamoulian

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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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1920:
Moved to London
1922:
West End directing debut, "The Beating on the Door"
1923:
Moved to USA
1929:
Film directing debut, "Applause"
1944:
Began as director of "Laura," but replaced by Otto Preminger after 18 days of shooting
1945:
Appeared as himself in "Rhapsody in Blue"
1951:
Re-edited and re-shot some footage of Powell/Pressburger British film "Gone To Earth" (1950); released in USA as "The Wild Heart"
1957:
Made last completed feature film, "Silk Stockings"
1959:
Spent over six months preparation on "Porgy and Bess," but was fired during rehearsals and replaced by Otto Preminger; citing that he had directed the original Broadway production as well, petitioned Directors Guild for co-directing credit but was turned down
1959:
Worked on original (abandoned) version of "Cleopatra" (1963) for nearly one year, including shooting in England
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Appeared in the documentaries "George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey" and "50 Years of Action!"

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