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John Cromwell

 

  Key Noir Filmmaker  

 Lightly Likable 

Jean-Pierre Melville's 64 Favourite Pre-War American Filmmakers (Cahiers du Cinema, October 1961)

Director
1887 - 1979
Born December 23, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Key Genres: Drama, Romance, Crime  TSPDT Rating: 7
Key Collaborators: Lizabeth Scott (Leading Player), Albert S. D'Agostino (Production Designer), Carole Lombard (Leading Player), Charles Coburn (Leading Player), David O. Selznick (Producer), James Wong Howe (Cinematographer), J. Roy Hunt (Cinematographer), James E. Newcom (Editor), James Bell (Character Player), Alfred Newman (Composer), Roy Webb (Composer)
Recommended: The Dance of Life (1929) [co-directed by A. Edward Sutherland], The Prisoner of Zenda (1937), In Name Only (1939), Dead Reckoning (1947), Caged (1950)
Worth a Look: Algiers (1938), Made for Each Other (1939), Since You Went Away (1944), The Enchanted Cottage (1945), The Company She Keeps (1950), The Racket (1951)
Approach with Caution: The Silver Cord (1933), Son of Fury (1942)
Duds: Banjo on My Knee (1936)
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250 Quintessential Noir Films: Dead Reckoning (1947), The Racket (1951)
 
 
 
 
 

 

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