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Also Known As: Died: December 20, 1999
Born: January 16, 1898 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Born Again (1978) as Director
Charles Colson was involved in the infamous Watergate scandal that brought down the administration of former President Richard Nixon. Colson was sentenced to prison for the crimes he committed in the name of "national security", and while in prison he underwent a religious conversion. This film tells the story of his life up to, including and after his conversion.
The Christine Jorgensen Story (1970) as Director
In this true story, a sexually frustrated veteran undergoes the world''''s first male-to-female surgical change.
The Miracle (1959) as Director
When a 19th century nun elopes, the Virgin Mary takes her place at the convent.
Marjorie Morningstar (1958) as Director
While working as a counselor at a summer camp, college-student Marjorie Morgenstern falls for 32-year-old Noel Airman, a would-be dramatist working at a nearby summer theater. Like Marjorie, he is an upper-middle-class New York Jew (born 'Ehrman'), but has fallen away from his roots, and Marjorie's parents object among other things to his lack of a suitable profession, such as medicine or law. Noel himself warns Marjorie repeatedly that she's much too naive and conventional for him, but they nonetheless fall in love. As they pursue an on-again-off-again relationship, Marjorie completes her studies at Hunter College, and works to establish an acting career, while Noel first leaves the theater for a job with an advertising agency, but later completes a musical he'd started writing before he and Marjorie had first met. Meanwhile, their relationship deepens (though, consistent with '50s Hollywood mores, the more full-fledged sexuality in their relationship is never explicitly communicated). They plan to marry, but after the musical's critical failure on Broadway, Noel runs away. Marjorie finally tracks him down at the summer theater where they first met--and, realizing that this is probably where he belongs, finally gives up on the relationship. Helping her to move on with her life is Wally, once Noel's assistant, now a very successful Broadway playwright, and all along, Marjorie's unrequited lover. The movie ends with a clear implication Wally and Marjorie will finally be a couple.
The Brave One (1956) as Director
A Mexican boy saves his pet bull from death in the bull ring by securing a pardon from the president.
Strange Intruder (1956) as Director
Bad for Each Other (1954) as Director
A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between setting up a glamorous practice and helping the poor.
Forever Female (1954) as Director
An aspiring playwright gets an opportunity to see his play produced but is forced to make significant changes in the script so that the producer can cast his middle-aged ex-wife in the ingenue leading role.
Another Man's Poison (1952) as Director
A mystery writer's real life turns to intrigue when her criminal husband escapes from prison.
The Glass Menagerie (1950) as Director
This first movie version of the Tennessee Williams play about a faded, aging Southern belle, her shy, crippled daughter and her "selfish dreamer" of a son more or less sticks to the original story, except for a compromise ending which strives to be more upbeat.
Anna Lucasta (1949) as Director
One for the Book (1948) as Director
A lovelorn actress shares her apartment with a lonely soldier.
Deception (1946) as Director
A woman tries to protect her refugee husband from her rich and powerful ex-lover.
One More Tomorrow (1946) as Director
A playboy and a lady photographer allow social differences to come between them.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945) as Director
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
The Corn Is Green (1945) as Director
A dedicated teacher sacrifices everything to send a young miner to Oxford.
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) as Director
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
Now, Voyager (1942) as Director
A repressed spinster is transformed by psychiatry and her love for a married man.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Director
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
Shining Victory (1941) as Director
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
High Sierra (1941) as Dialogue Director
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
One Foot in Heaven (1941) as Director
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
Saturday's Children (1940) as Dialogue Director
A young inventor''s new marriage is jeopardized by financial problems.
All This, and Heaven Too (1940) as Dialogue Director
A French nobleman falls in love with his children's governess.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940) as Dialogue Director
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
Castle on the Hudson (1940) as Dialogue Director
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
City for Conquest (1940) as Dialogue Director
A truck driver risks his eyesight when he boxes to pay for his brother''''s education.
Daughters Courageous (1939) as Dialogue Director
A father returns to the family he left years earlier and tries to solve their problems.
Juarez (1939) as Dialogue Director
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
Invisible Stripes (1939) as Dialogue Director
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
Off the Record (1939) as Dialogue Director
A lady reporter adopts the young delinquent her crime exposes helped send to jail.
Dust Be My Destiny (1939) as Dialogue Director
A young misfit lands on a prison chain gang and falls for the foreman's daughter.
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) as Dialogue Director
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
Four's a Crowd (1938) as Dialogue Director
A publicist falls for his most difficult client's daughter.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) as Dialogue Director
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.
The Sisters (1938) as Dialogue Director
Three western girls make unhappy marriages at the turn of the century.
Four Daughters (1938) as Dialogue Director
A small-town family's peaceful life is shattered when one daughter falls for a rebellious musician.
Mountain Justice (1937) as Dialogue Director
A young lawyer defends a hillbilly girl who killed her father in self defense.
Kid Galahad (1937) as Dialogue Director
A mob-connected trainer grooms a bellhop for the boxing ring.
Draegerman Courage (1937) as Dialogue Director
After a mine cave in, the rescue crew risks their lives to search for two trapped miners.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937) as Dialogue Director
The famed writer risks his reputation to defend a Jewish army officer accused of treason.
The Great O'Malley (1937) as Dialogue Director
A ruthless cop gets mixed up with a man who''''s only turned to crime to help his crippled daughter.
The Go Getter (1937) as Dialogue Director
A Navy veteran with one leg fights to make himself a success.
Murder by an Aristocrat (1936) as Dialogue Director
A blackmailer's murder tears apart a well-off family.
The Walking Dead (1936) as Dialogue Director
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
Stage Struck (1936) as Dialogue Director
Broadway hopefuls put on a show.
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936) as Dialogue Director
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Fear and Love (1988)
Three sisters struggle with their illusions, goals and desires.
Fear and Love (1988)
Three sisters struggle with their illusions, goals and desires.
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
A private eye interacts with classic film noir characters to help a beautiful woman.
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
A private eye interacts with classic film noir characters to help a beautiful woman.

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