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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 6, 1963|
|Born:||August 6, 1892||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Worked as assistant editor on Vanity Fair magazine; then as publicity writer for Metropolitan Musical Bureau
Entered film as screen continuity writer for Paramount in early 1920s; wrote screenplay for "The Kentuckians" and "The Conquest of Canaan"
Film directing debut, "The Cradle Buster" (also screenplay)
Began lengthy association with Paramount in capacity as director
Exclusive working relations with Paramount come to an end; begins working more at other studios
Last Paramount film, "The Hour Before the Dawn"
Cooperative witness at HUAC hearings
Made several films in conjunction with Alan Ladd Productions
Last film, "The Island of Lost Women"
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