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Also Known As: Died: January 24, 1983
Born: July 7, 1899 Cause of Death: natural causes
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Rich and Famous (1981) as Director
Girlhood friends become romantic and literary rivals in this remake of Old Acquaintance.
2.
Corn Is Green, The (1979) as Director
In this remake of the 1944 Bette Davis movie, reuniting Katharine Hepburn and director George Cukor for the tenth time in forty-seven years (he directed her in her first movie, "A Bill of Divorcement," in 1932), Lilly Moffat, the strong-willed spinster teacher, goes again on her mission to educate t
3.
Blue Bird, The (1976) as Director
A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune. On their journey, they are accompanied by the humanized presences of a Dog, a Cat, Light, Fire, Bread, and other entities.
4.
Love Among the Ruins (1975) as Director
An outstanding, multi-award-winning romantic comedy, written especially for Hepburn and Olivier, acting together for the first time and each winning an Emmy Award. Hepburn plays an aging actress being sued for breach of promise and Olivier is a blunt barrister, her one-time lover, who must destroy h
5.
Travels with My Aunt (1972) as Director
A stodgy young man gets caught up in his free-living aunt's shady schemes.
6.
Justine (1969) as Director
In Egypt, an Alexandrian Jewess and her wealthy Christian husband plan a covert operation to ship arms to Israel, but their decadent lifestyle gets in the way.
7.
My Fair Lady (1964) as Director
A phonetics instructor bets that he can pass a street urchin off as a lady.
8.
The Chapman Report (1962) as Director
A research psychologist gets involved in the personal lives of four women.
9.
Song Without End (1960) as Director
Musical genius Franz Liszt betrays his lover to court a married princess.
10.
Let's Make Love (1960) as Director
A millionaire uses a fake name to infiltrate a musical making fun of him.
11.
Heller in Pink Tights (1960) as Director
Touring actors in the wild West brave Indians and outlaws.
12.
Wild Is the Wind (1958) as Director
A woman marries her late sister's husband but finds true love with his son from an earlier marriage.
13.
Les Girls (1957) as Director
Three showgirls recall different versions of their time together touring Europe.
14.
Bhowani Junction (1956) as Director
An Anglo-Indian beauty falls for a British officer as her country fights for independence.
15.
16.
A Star Is Born (1954) as Director
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
17.
It Should Happen to You (1954) as Director
A dizzy model in love with fame rents a billboard and puts her name on it.
18.
The Actress (1953) as Director
True story of Ruth Gordon's early struggles on the road to stage stardom.
19.
The Model and the Marriage Broker (1952) as Director
A marriage broker can't resist meddling in the life of a model, with disastrous results.
20.
The Marrying Kind (1952) as Director
A judge forces a divorcing couple to think back on the problems that drove them apart.
21.
Pat and Mike (1952) as Director
Romance blooms between a female athlete and her manager.
22.
Born Yesterday (1950) as Director
A newspaper reporter takes on the task of educating a crooked businessman's girlfriend.
23.
A Life of Her Own (1950) as Director
An innocent small-town girl climbs to the top of the modeling business man by man.
24.
Adam's Rib (1949) as Director
Husband-and-wife lawyers argue opposite sides in a sensational women's rights case.
25.
Edward, My Son (1949) as Director
A possessive father destroys anyone who threatens his plans for his son.
26.
A Double Life (1948) as Director
An actor starring as Othello opposite his wife finds the character's jealous rage taking over his mind off-stage.
27.
Desire Me (1947) as Director
A war widow falls in love with the man who informed her of her husband's death.
28.
The Valley of Decision (1945) as Fill-in dir of added scenes
An Irish housemaid's romance with the boss's son is complicated by labor disputes in the Pittsburgh mills.
29.
Gaslight (1944) as Director
A newlywed fears she's going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion.
30.
Winged Victory (1944) as Director
31.
Her Cardboard Lover (1942) as Director
A flirt tries to make her fiance jealous by hiring a gigolo.
32.
Keeper of the Flame (1942) as Director
A reporter digs into the secret life of a recently deceased political hero.
33.
A Woman's Face (1941) as Director
Plastic surgery gives a scarred female criminal a new outlook on life.
34.
Two-Faced Woman (1941) as Director
A woman pretends to be her own twin sister to win back her straying husband.
35.
Susan and God (1940) as Director
A flighty socialite neglects her family to promote a new religious group.
36.
Escape (1940) as Addl scenes dir
A Nazi officer's mistress helps an American free his mother from a concentration camp.
37.
The Philadelphia Story (1940) as Director
Tabloid reporters crash a society marriage.
38.
Zaza (1939) as Director
Zaza is a spicy Parisian cabaret performer who falls in love with wealthy rogue Dufresne. Quitting show biz to be with Dufresne for all time, Zaza is taken aback to discover that he's already married...
39.
The Women (1939) as Director
A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays.
40.
Gone With the Wind (1939) as Director
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
41.
The Wizard of Oz (1939) as Fill-In Director
A Kansas farm girl dreams herself into a magical land where she must fight a wicked witch to escape.
42.
Holiday (1938) as Director
An unhappy heiress falls in love with her stodgy sister's freethinking fiance.
43.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) as Dir of retakes and addl scenes
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery.
44.
Camille (1937) as Director
In this classic 19th-century romance, a kept woman runs off with a young admirer in search of love and happiness.
45.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937) as Dir of added scenes
An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.
46.
Romeo and Juliet (1936) as Director
Shakespeare's classic tale of young lovers from feuding families.
47.
Sylvia Scarlett (1936) as Director
A female con artist masquerades as a boy to escape the police.
48.
David Copperfield (1935) as Director
Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphaned boy's fight for happiness and the colorful characters who help and hinder him.
49.
No More Ladies (1935) as Fill-In Director
A society girl tries to reform her playboy husband by making him jealous.
50.
Dinner at Eight (1934) as Director
A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue.
51.
Manhattan Melodrama (1934) as Fill-In Director
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
52.
Our Betters (1933) as Director
An American heiress marries into the British nobility.
53.
Little Women (1933) as Director
The four March sisters fight to keep their family together and find love while their father is off fighting the Civil War.
54.
The Animal Kingdom (1932) as Dir addl scenes
An intellectual publisher can't choose between his society wife and his free thinking former love.
55.
One Hour with You (1932) as Asst by
Both members of a married couple fight the temptation to stray.
56.
A Bill of Divorcement (1932) as Director
A recovered madman learns his ex-wife and daughter are about to marry.
57.
Rockabye (1932) as Director
A Broadway star tries to hold onto an adopted child and a younger man.
58.
What Price Hollywood? (1932) as Director
A drunken director whose career is fading helps a waitress become a Hollywood star.
59.
Girls About Town (1931) as Director
60.
The Royal Family of Broadway (1931) as Director
Julie Cavendish comes from a family of great Broadway actors. Her mother Fanny staunchly continues acting. Her boisterous brother Tony is fleeing a breach of promise suit in Hollywood. Her daughter Gwen must decide between going on stage, or settling down in a conventional marriage. Julie is just thinking that it would be nice to retire and get married, when who should turn up but her old beau, Gilmore Marshal, the platinum magnate from South America.
61.
Tarnished Lady (1931) as Director
62.
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) as Dialogue Director
Young German soldiers try to adjust to the horrors of World War I.
63.
Grumpy (1930) as Director
64.
The Virtuous Sin (1930) as Director

Cast (feature film)

65.
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) as (Archival Footage)
A three-part documentary series exploring the history of MGM Studios.
66.
Bhowani Junction (1956) as Man on train
An Anglo-Indian beauty falls for a British officer as her country fights for independence.

Producer (feature film)

67.
Ne Men... Alla (1972) as Executive Producer

Production Companies (feature film)

68.
Justine (1969) as Company
In Egypt, an Alexandrian Jewess and her wealthy Christian husband plan a covert operation to ship arms to Israel, but their decadent lifestyle gets in the way.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

69.
Annie (1982)
An orphan attracts the attention of a Wall Street tycoon and a con artist.
70.
Annie (1982)
An orphan attracts the attention of a Wall Street tycoon and a con artist.

Director (special)

71.
Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (2001) as Segment Director ("Something'S Got To Give")
Documentary about the final days of Marilyn Monroe, including an account of the making and eventual abandonment in 1962 of the last film on which Monroe worked -- "Something's Got to Give" The program includes the world television premiere of a 37-minute reconstruction of the footage shot for this u

Cast (special)

72.
The Men Who Made the Movies: George Cukor (1973)
Film clips and an exclusive interview capture the career of Hollywood's most sophisticated director.
73.
Hollywood: The Selznick Years (1961) as Interviewee
Film clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage reveal the genius of producer David O. Selznick.

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