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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 4, 1945|
|Born:||August 26, 1900||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Directorial debut "Runaway Girls"
Began directing films at RKO
First film for the team of Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, "The Gay Divorcee"
Last film with Rogers and Astaire, "Carefree"
Left RKO for Paramount; directed the first of three films starring Jack Benny, "Man About Town"
Began producing as well as directing his films at Paramount with "Buck Benny Rides Again"
Last completed films, "I Love a Soldier" and "Here Come the Waves", both of which he produced and directed for Paramount
Had just begun directing "Blue Skies", starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, but died during production; film was ultimately directed by Stuart Heisler
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