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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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Fanciulle di lusso (1953)
Pardon My French (1951) Director
So Young, So Bad (1950) Director
The Spiritualist (1948) Director
Winter Wonderland (1947) Director
Bury Me Dead (1947) Director
Ice-Capades Revue (1942) Director
Affairs of Jimmy Valentine (1942) Director
Hurricane Smith (1941) Director
Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case (1941) Director
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Just out of law school, hired as a junior writer for Columbia Pictures by Harry Cohn
Served as assistant to James Cruze on "The Pony Express"
Directorial debut with the two-reel silent "Sunlight"
Made first visit to England
While living in London, directed first features "On Thin Ice" and "Money for Speed" (both 1932)
Helmed many "quota quickies", including the popular "THe Last Journey" (1935)
Returned to Hollywood; shot four films for RKO and 10 for Republic Pictures
During WWII, worked with Air Force and Signal Corps' film unit; shot documentary "Yalta and After"
In 1950s, denounced as a Communist sympathizer; moved permanently to London
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Harvard University: Cambridge , Massachusetts -
Columbia University Law School: New York , New York -
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Hetty Vorhaus. Died in 1997.
Amy Vorhaus. Born c. 1892.
Gwyneth Vorhaus. Died in 1996.
David Vorhaus. Actor, composer. Survived him.
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"Saved from Oblivion" Scarecrow Press
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