4 Biographical Movies |
10 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
1 Article |
2 Pictorials |
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
[on Rio Bravo
(1959)] After we finished we found we could have done it a lot better . . . and that's why we went ahead and made El Dorado
Hawks had said in interviews that he was supposed to direct the now-beloved Casablanca
(1942) and Michael Curtiz
was meant to direct Sergeant York
(1941). However, the two directors had lunch together and Curtiz complained that he knew nothing about the "hill people", while Hawks was struggling to make this "musical comedy", so they switched films. Hawks said that he always considered "Casablanca...
Heroes in his films are often professionals who always get the "job" done and who often wind up learning teamwork is the best way of dealing with problems.
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