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William Keighley   

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

Director
1889 - 1984 
Born August 4, Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia, USA
Key Genres: Crime, Comedy, Drama  TSPDT Rating: 6
Key Collaborators: Jack Killifer (Editor), Ann Sheridan (Leading Player), Seton I. Miller (Screenwriter), Tony Gaudio (Cinematographer), Carl Jules Weyl (Production Designer)
Recommended: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) [co-directed by Michael Curtiz], Torrid Zone (1940)
Worth a Look: Bullets or Ballots (1936), The Man Who Came to Dinner (1941), The Street with No Name (1948)
Links: [ IMDB ] [ All-Movie Guide ] [ Classic Film and Television Page ]
DVD's: [ Amazon ]
1,000 Greatest Films: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) [co-directed by Michael Curtiz]
250 Quintessential Noir Films: The Street with No Name (1948)
 
 
 
 

 

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