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Also Known As: Died: July 18, 1993
Born: February 26, 1900 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Romania Profession: Director ...
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1912:
Ran away from home at age 12 and made his way to Paris; supported himself by washing dishes (date approximate)
1915:
Returned to Romania with the outbreak of WWI (date approximate)
1927:
Came to the United States
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Earned a living for a time painting portraits
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Began his career in Hollywood as a sketch artist for Paramount Pictures; worked on films including "A Farewell to Arms" (1932) and "The Story of Temple Drake" (1933)
1937:
Began working as a feature film writer when he co-wrote the original story for "Fight for Your Lady" and the screenplay for "Expensive Husbands"
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Signed on with Warner Brothers
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Worked as a second-unit director and an assistant producer
1941:
Made directorial debut for Warners with "Singapore Woman"
1944:
Achieved critical success with his second film, "The Mask of Dimitrios"
1948:
Last film for Warner Brothers, "Johnny Belinda"
1948:
Joined 20th Century-Fox; first film there, "Road House"
1959:
Last film for 20th Century-Fox for five years, "The Best of Everything"
1961:
Went to Europe to film the US-French-Italian co-production, "Jessica"
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Moved to Marbella, Spain in the late 1960s
1970:
Made last films, "Hello-Goodbye" and "The Invincible Six"
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After retiring from filmmaking, collected art and dealt in real estate

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