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Also Known As: Died: December 31, 1985
Born: November 11, 1903 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Austria Profession: Producer ...
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Worked as a "Young Pioneer" in Palestine in the early 1920s
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Moved to USA as lecturer at University of California at Berkeley; heard by MGM producer Paul Bern who hired him as a reader of original stories in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Polish
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Returned to Europe, re-filming Universal pictures (including "All Quiet on the Western Front") for foreign distribution
1933:
Independently produced several films following his departure from Nazi Germany
1939:
Returned to Hollywood
1942:
First US production, "Tales of Manhattan" (credited as S.P. Eagle)
1954:
Resumed use of name "Sam Spiegel" on credits
1983:
Produced last film, "Betrayal"

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