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Also Known As: Died: August 17, 1977
Born: July 24, 1904 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: Writer ... director actor screenwriter producer prop boy technical advisor
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Accomplished visual stylist who often wrote his own imaginative, and genre-defying, screenplays; his films are always technically proficient but sometimes lack substance. As a teenager Daves lived for a time with native American Indians, an experience which informed his 1950 film "Broken Arrow," one of the first sympathetic treatments of American Indians to reach the screen.

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