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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 22, 1949|
|Born:||July 10, 1883||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Film acting debut
Assistant director to Cecil B. DeMille
Directing debut at Paramount, "Double Speed"
Directed some scenes of "Gone With the Wind" when George Cukor was removed from the film and replacement Victor Fleming was taken ill
President of Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals
Testified as a "friendly witness" before the House Un-American Activities Committee
Directed last films, "Ambush" and "The Stratton Story"
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