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Allan Dwan  

 Expressive Esoterica 

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

Director / Producer / Screenwriter
1885 - 1981 
Born April 3, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Key Genres: Western, Drama, Adventure  TSPDT Rating: 7
Key Collaborators: Van Nest Polglase (Production Designer), Benedict Bogeaus (Producer), James Leicester (Editor/Screenwriter), Louis Forbes (Composer), John Alton (Cinematographer), John Payne (Leading Player), Reggie Lanning (Cinematographer), Lance Fuller (Leading Character Player), Chubby Johnson (Leading Character Player), Morris Ankrum (Character Player)
Recommended: Brewster's Millions (1945), Silver Lode (1954), Slightly Scarlet (1956), The Restless Breed (1957)
Worth a Look: Robin Hood (1922), Stage Struck (1925), Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), The River's Edge (1957)
Links: [ IMDB ] [ TCMDB ] [ All-Movie Guide ] [ Film Reference ] [ Bright Lights Film Journal Interview (1980) ] [ Images Feature: Allan Dwan Westerns ] [ Northern Stars Biography ] [ Wikipedia ]
Books: [ Who the Devil Made It: Conversations with Robert Aldrich, George Cukor, Allan Dwan... ] [ Allan Dwan: The Last Pioneer ]
DVD's: [ Amazon ]
250 Quintessential Noir Films: Slightly Scarlet (1956)
Ain't Nobody's Blues But My Own: Cattle Queen of Montana (1954)
 
 
 
 
 

 

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