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Also Known As: Died: August 18, 1992
Born: January 3, 1910 Cause of Death: emphysema
Birth Place: Oak Park, Illinois, USA Profession: Director ...
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1932:
Worked as assistant in blueprint department, then in art department, RKO-Radio Pictures
1934:
Became assistant film editor, then production assistant for David O. Selznick
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Worked as a film editor
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Served as captain in Air Corps during WWII; directed and edited 45 documentaries and training films
1946:
Signed as a director by Columbia; diretorial debut "The Man Who Dared"
1949:
Joined MGM
1960:
Began working on independent productions; co-founded The Mirisch Company
1977:
Directed last film, "The Eagle Has Landed"

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