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||January 1, 1928
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RATE AND COMMENT
Arrived in the US as a teenager
Made feature-length film, "A Touch of the Times"
Worked as writer, production manager, assistant director and editor for producer Louis De Rochemont on "Cinerama Holiday," "Windjammer," and on numerous documentaries
Produced 12 films for the Ford Foundation with the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Company
Produced and directed six films for the National Science Foundation
Produced and directed 68 films for the Heath Publishing Company, all of which were widely shown on public television
Began a partnership with Harvard classmate Robert Young
Co-wrote, co-produced (with Robert Young), and directed first fiction feature, "Nothing But a Man"
Became a Professor of American Studies at Yale University