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Also Known As: Died: December 26, 1977
Born: May 30, 1896 Cause of Death: complications from broken hip after tripping over dog
Birth Place: Goshen, Indiana, USA Profession: Director ...
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1906:
Moved to California with family
1917:
Began career as prop boy for Famous Players-Lasky
1917:
Joined US Army Air Corps as flying instructor
1922:
First short film as director and screenwriter (self-financed)
1923:
First feature film as producer and writer (story only), "Quicksands"
1924:
Ran story department for Famous Players
1926:
Moved to Fox, made feature film directing debut with "The Road to Glory"
1930:
First sound film, "The Dawn Patrol"
1938:
Made first of five films with Cary Grant, "Bringing Up Baby"
1943:
Produced first film which he did not direct, the war film "Corvette K-225", directed by Richard Rosson
1948:
Made first of five films with John Wayne, "Red River"
1952:
Made last of five films with Cary Grant, "Monkey Business"
1970:
Directed last film, "Rio Lobo" (also his last film with John Wayne)

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