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Bernard Vorhaus

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Also Known As: Died: November 23, 2000
Born: December 25, 1904 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: director

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DIRECTOR:

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  Pardon My French (1951) Director
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  So Young, So Bad (1950) Director
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  The Spiritualist (1948) Director
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  Bury Me Dead (1947) Director
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  Winter Wonderland (1947) Director
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  Ice-Capades Revue (1942) Director
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  Hurricane Smith (1941) Director
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Just out of law school, hired as a junior writer for Columbia Pictures by Harry Cohn
1926:
Served as assistant to James Cruze on "The Pony Express"
1928:
Directorial debut with the two-reel silent "Sunlight"
1929:
Made first visit to England
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While living in London, directed first features "On Thin Ice" and "Money for Speed" (both 1932)
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Helmed many "quota quickies", including the popular "THe Last Journey" (1935)
1937:
Returned to Hollywood; shot four films for RKO and 10 for Republic Pictures
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During WWII, worked with Air Force and Signal Corps' film unit; shot documentary "Yalta and After"
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In 1950s, denounced as a Communist sympathizer; moved permanently to London
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Education

Harvard University: Cambridge , Massachusetts -
Columbia University Law School: New York , New York -

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wife:
Hetty Vorhaus. Died in 1997.

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sister:
Amy Vorhaus. Born c. 1892.
daughter:
Gwyneth Vorhaus. Died in 1996.
son:
David Vorhaus. Actor, composer. Survived him.

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"Saved from Oblivion" Scarecrow Press

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