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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 5, 1993|
|Born:||February 11, 1909||Cause of Death:||heart failure|
|Birth Place:||Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA||Profession:||Writer ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Moved to Hollywood
Played a bit part as a reporter in the feature film, "Woman Trap"
Was a co-founder of the Screen Writer's Guild
Became a producer; worked at MGM
Directed first film, "Dragonwyck"
Career harmed by the costly, scandal-ridden and prolonged filming of "Cleopatra"
Was one of five filmmakers (along with Carl Foreman, Jean-Luc Godard, Akira Kurosawa and Elia Kazan) interviewed in the documentary short, "The Directors"
Appeared in the feature documentaries "George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey" (1985), "50 Years of Action" (1986), and "Hello Actors Studio" (1987)
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