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Otto Preminger

Otto Preminger

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Also Known As: Died: April 23, 1986
Born: December 5, 1906 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Austria Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Human Factor (1980) as Director
A diplomat is suspected of being a double agent.
2.
Rosebud (1975) as Director
A terrorist group hijacks a yacht and holds five millionaires' daughters hostage.
3.
Such Good Friends (1971) as Director
While waiting for her husband to recover from surgery, a woman discovers her husband has been unfaithful.
4.
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970) as Director
Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and depends on her friends and her wit to cope. She, Warren, and Arthur leave the hospital - they yearn for independence - and find a house to live in. Together they stumble into adventures involving the local fish vendor, nosy neighbors, surreptitious vacations, love, and frustration in finding jobs as they face subtle prejudices in their community, and their own particular medical problems.
5.
Skidoo (1968) as Director
A retired gangster has to pull off a hit when his daughter is kidnapped.
6.
Hurry Sundown (1967) as Director
An unscrupulous Southern landowner takes advantage of racial tensions to extend his holdings.
7.
Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965) as Director
A distraught mother searches for her seemingly non-existent daughter, bringing her sanity into question.
8.
In Harm's Way (1965) as Director
An aging Naval officer leads his men against the Japanese after Pearl Harbor.
9.
The Cardinal (1963) as Director
A Boston priest deals with illicit love, racism and war as he rises in the church.
10.
Advise & Consent (1962) as Director
A controversial presidential nomination threatens the careers of several prominent politicians.
11.
Exodus (1960) as Director
A young Israeli activist fights to set up a homeland for his people.
12.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) as Director
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.
13.
Porgy and Bess (1959) as Director
In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess - a woman with a disreputable history - tries to break free from her brutish lover Crown after he becomes wanted for murder. The only person willing to overlook her past and offer her shelter is the crippled Porgy. Their relationship is threatened by the disapproval of the townspeople, the presence of her old drug supplier Sportin' Life - and the threatened return of Crown.
14.
Bonjour Tristesse (1958) as Director
A jealous teenage girl plots to end her father's engagement.
15.
Saint Joan (1957) as Director
A French peasant girl follows the advice of angels to lead her country against British invaders.
16.
The Man with the Golden Arm (1956) as Director
A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.
17.
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955) as Director
An air-corps pioneer stands trial for criticizing his superiors.
18.
Carmen Jones (1955) as Director
A sultry factory worker seduces a young soldier then dumps him for another man.
19.
River of No Return (1954) as Director
A frontier farmer takes off with his son and a saloon singer after the man who stole his rifle and his horse.
20.
Angel Face (1953) as Director
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
21.
The Moon Is Blue (1953) as Director
Two womanizers fall for a woman determined to keep her virginity.
22.
The 13th Letter (1951) as Director
23.
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) as Director
A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.
24.
Whirlpool (1949) as Director
The wife of a psycho-analyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous patients now being treated by the real doctor is found murdered, with her still at the scene, and suspicion points only one way.
25.
The Fan (1949) as Director
A happy marriage is placed at risk when the husband starts spending his afternoons with a social climbing adventuress.
26.
That Lady in Ermine (1948) as Fill-In Director
A newlywed countess falls for a Hungarian invader.
27.
Forever Amber (1947) as Director
Amber St Clair means to get on in life and despite a poor background knows she has the assets to do it. Husbands, lovers, prison and a liaison with King Charles II form a tapestry of apparently calculating ups and downs, although in fact the one love of her life, Bruce Carlton, is never far from Amber's thoughts.
28.
Daisy Kenyon (1947) as Director
On the rebound from a married man, a woman marries a veteran, just as her lover becomes available.
29.
Centennial Summer (1946) as Director
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters (Jeanne Crain and Linda Darnell) vie for the affections of a Frenchman (Cornel Wilde) who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
30.
A Royal Scandal (1945) as Director
Catherine the Great falls in love with an army officer who is plotting against her.
31.
Fallen Angel (1945) as Director
A man is accused of killing a waitress he had tried to seduce with his wife's money.
32.
Laura (1944) as Director
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he''s investigating.
33.
In the Meantime, Darling (1944) as Director
A young bride who comes from a rich family has a hard time adjusting to life in a boarding house with other soldiers and their wives. Her spoiled ways cause resentment from the other wives and problems with her husband.
34.
Margin for Error (1943) as Director
It is a toss-up as to who is most displeased when Patrolman Moe Finkelstein (Milton Berle) is given the duty of guarding the German consulate ran by Karl Baumer (Otto Preminger); neither Moe nor Baumer are too happy with this turn of events. Moe, however, quickly becomes fiends with the other residents of the consulate: Sophie Baumer (Joan Bennett), the consul's wife; the secretary Baron Max Von Alvenstor (Carl Esmond); and a pretty maid named Freida (Poldi Dur as Poldy Dur.)Moe senses an underlying tension that is not entirely accounted for by the gathering clouds of war. The gambling-loving Baumer has lost a large sum of money belonging to the German government, Sophie has learned to hate her husband and what he stands for and represents, and Baron Max has fallen in love with her. Max confronts Baumer with the discrepancy in the consulate's funds, and Baumer threatens to inform Berlin that one of Max's grandparents was not "Aryan." The arrival of a group of Nazi saboteurs (Ted North, Elmer Jack Semple and J. Norton Dunn) and the insistence they be given the funds to finance their project stirs consulate affairs even further.
35.
Kidnapped (1938) as Director
A young man's evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
36.
Danger - Love at Work (1937) as Director
A young lawyer is unable to get a family to sign a land sale contract until their daughter falls in love with him.
37.
Under Your Spell (1936) as Director
38.
Grosse Liebe, Die (1932) as Director

Cast (feature film)

39.
Hollywood On Trial (1976) as Himself
John Huston narrates this documentary about the government investigation of alleged Communist infiltration of show business. Includes interviews with Ronald Reagan, Dalton Trumbo and Gale Sondergaard.
40.
Stalag 17 (1953) as Oberst von Scherbach
A cynical serviceman in a World War II POW camp has to prove he's not an informer.
41.
Where Do We Go from Here? (1945) as General Rahl
Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to WWII.
42.
They Got Me Covered (1943) as [Otto] Fauscheim
An unemployed reporter tracks down a Nazi spy ring to get his job back.
43.
Margin for Error (1943) as Karl Baumer
It is a toss-up as to who is most displeased when Patrolman Moe Finkelstein (Milton Berle) is given the duty of guarding the German consulate ran by Karl Baumer (Otto Preminger); neither Moe nor Baumer are too happy with this turn of events. Moe, however, quickly becomes fiends with the other residents of the consulate: Sophie Baumer (Joan Bennett), the consul's wife; the secretary Baron Max Von Alvenstor (Carl Esmond); and a pretty maid named Freida (Poldi Dur as Poldy Dur.)Moe senses an underlying tension that is not entirely accounted for by the gathering clouds of war. The gambling-loving Baumer has lost a large sum of money belonging to the German government, Sophie has learned to hate her husband and what he stands for and represents, and Baron Max has fallen in love with her. Max confronts Baumer with the discrepancy in the consulate's funds, and Baumer threatens to inform Berlin that one of Max's grandparents was not "Aryan." The arrival of a group of Nazi saboteurs (Ted North, Elmer Jack Semple and J. Norton Dunn) and the insistence they be given the funds to finance their project stirs consulate affairs even further.
44.
The Pied Piper (1942) as Major Diessen
Englishman Mr Howard is on a fishing holiday in eastern France when the Germans invade in 1940. Setting off to try and get back home he is persuaded to take along the two Cavanaugh children, and as his journey progresses his family keeps growing in size. Once in German-occupied northern France a new problem arises - the risk of being heard speaking English.

Producer (feature film)

45.
The Human Factor (1980) as Producer
A diplomat is suspected of being a double agent.
46.
Rosebud (1975) as Producer
A terrorist group hijacks a yacht and holds five millionaires' daughters hostage.
47.
Such Good Friends (1971) as Producer
While waiting for her husband to recover from surgery, a woman discovers her husband has been unfaithful.
48.
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970) as Producer
Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and depends on her friends and her wit to cope. She, Warren, and Arthur leave the hospital - they yearn for independence - and find a house to live in. Together they stumble into adventures involving the local fish vendor, nosy neighbors, surreptitious vacations, love, and frustration in finding jobs as they face subtle prejudices in their community, and their own particular medical problems.
49.
Skidoo (1968) as Producer
A retired gangster has to pull off a hit when his daughter is kidnapped.
50.
Hurry Sundown (1967) as Producer
An unscrupulous Southern landowner takes advantage of racial tensions to extend his holdings.
51.
Hurry Sundown (1967) as Presented By
An unscrupulous Southern landowner takes advantage of racial tensions to extend his holdings.
52.
In Harm's Way (1965) as Producer
An aging Naval officer leads his men against the Japanese after Pearl Harbor.
53.
Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965) as Presented By
A distraught mother searches for her seemingly non-existent daughter, bringing her sanity into question.
54.
Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965) as Producer
A distraught mother searches for her seemingly non-existent daughter, bringing her sanity into question.
55.
The Cardinal (1963) as Producer
A Boston priest deals with illicit love, racism and war as he rises in the church.
56.
Advise & Consent (1962) as Presented By
A controversial presidential nomination threatens the careers of several prominent politicians.
57.
Advise & Consent (1962) as Producer
A controversial presidential nomination threatens the careers of several prominent politicians.
58.
Exodus (1960) as Presented By
A young Israeli activist fights to set up a homeland for his people.
59.
Exodus (1960) as Producer
A young Israeli activist fights to set up a homeland for his people.
60.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) as Producer
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.
61.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) as Presented By
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.
62.
Bonjour Tristesse (1958) as Producer
A jealous teenage girl plots to end her father's engagement.
63.
Bonjour Tristesse (1958) as Presented By
A jealous teenage girl plots to end her father's engagement.
64.
Saint Joan (1957) as Presented By
A French peasant girl follows the advice of angels to lead her country against British invaders.
65.
Saint Joan (1957) as Producer
A French peasant girl follows the advice of angels to lead her country against British invaders.
66.
The Man with the Golden Arm (1956) as Presented By
A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.
67.
The Man with the Golden Arm (1956) as Producer
A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.
68.
Carmen Jones (1955) as Producer
A sultry factory worker seduces a young soldier then dumps him for another man.
69.
The Moon Is Blue (1953) as Presented By
Two womanizers fall for a woman determined to keep her virginity.
70.
The Moon Is Blue (1953) as Producer
Two womanizers fall for a woman determined to keep her virginity.
71.
Angel Face (1953) as Producer
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
72.
The 13th Letter (1951) as Producer
73.
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) as Producer
A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.
74.
Whirlpool (1949) as Producer
The wife of a psycho-analyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous patients now being treated by the real doctor is found murdered, with her still at the scene, and suspicion points only one way.
75.
The Fan (1949) as Producer
A happy marriage is placed at risk when the husband starts spending his afternoons with a social climbing adventuress.
76.
That Lady in Ermine (1948) as Fill-in prod
A newlywed countess falls for a Hungarian invader.
77.
Daisy Kenyon (1947) as Producer
On the rebound from a married man, a woman marries a veteran, just as her lover becomes available.
78.
Centennial Summer (1946) as Producer
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters (Jeanne Crain and Linda Darnell) vie for the affections of a Frenchman (Cornel Wilde) who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
79.
Fallen Angel (1945) as Producer
A man is accused of killing a waitress he had tried to seduce with his wife's money.
80.
In the Meantime, Darling (1944) as Producer
A young bride who comes from a rich family has a hard time adjusting to life in a boarding house with other soldiers and their wives. Her spoiled ways cause resentment from the other wives and problems with her husband.
81.
Laura (1944) as Producer
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he''s investigating.

Production Companies (feature film)

82.
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970) as Company
Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and depends on her friends and her wit to cope. She, Warren, and Arthur leave the hospital - they yearn for independence - and find a house to live in. Together they stumble into adventures involving the local fish vendor, nosy neighbors, surreptitious vacations, love, and frustration in finding jobs as they face subtle prejudices in their community, and their own particular medical problems.
83.
Skidoo (1968) as Company
A retired gangster has to pull off a hit when his daughter is kidnapped.
84.
Carmen Jones (1955) as Company
A sultry factory worker seduces a young soldier then dumps him for another man.

Director (special)

85.
Tonight at 8:30 (1954) as Director
The overall title for three one-act plays by Noel Coward. The first story, "Red Peppers," relates incidents in the life of Lily Pepper, a petulant, caustic-tongued housewife. In the second story, "Still Life," Laura Jesson, a respected English housewife, faces a crisis when she finds herself in lov

Cast (special)

86.
Rickles (1975)
Various comedy sketches with the Master of Insults.

Producer (special)

87.
Tonight at 8:30 (1954) as Producer
The overall title for three one-act plays by Noel Coward. The first story, "Red Peppers," relates incidents in the life of Lily Pepper, a petulant, caustic-tongued housewife. In the second story, "Still Life," Laura Jesson, a respected English housewife, faces a crisis when she finds herself in lov

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