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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 ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Moved to California with family
Began career as prop boy for Famous Players-Lasky
Joined US Army Air Corps as flying instructor
First short film as director and screenwriter (self-financed)
First feature film as producer and writer (story only), "Quicksands"
Ran story department for Famous Players
Moved to Fox, made feature film directing debut with "The Road to Glory"
First sound film, "The Dawn Patrol"
Made first of five films with Cary Grant, "Bringing Up Baby"
Produced first film which he did not direct, the war film "Corvette K-225", directed by Richard Rosson
Made first of five films with John Wayne, "Red River"
Made last of five films with Cary Grant, "Monkey Business"
Directed last film, "Rio Lobo" (also his last film with John Wayne)
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