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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 12, 1960|
|Born:||June 22, 1909||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Producer ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Wrote ads for father's elevator-shoe business; became an executive with Adler Stores; later wrote short stories for magazines
Hired as short subject writer at MGM
Served as lieutenant colonel in US Signal Corps
Became a producer for Columbia
First producing credit, the film noir "The Dark Past"
Produced the Oscar-winning "From Here to Eternity"
Joined 20th Century Fox
Named head of production at 20th Century Fox
Produced "Bus Stop", starring Marilyn Monroe and "Anastasia" with Ingrid Bergman in her Oscar-winning role
Died while preparing film, "Cleopatra"
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