2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
3 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[favorite bit of advice he'd give to hyperactive actresses] Don't just do something, stand there!
Started his career in Hollywood as dialogue director on All Quiet on the Western Front
(1930). Prior to his arrival at MGM, he had brief spells at Paramount (1930-31) and RKO (1932-33). Subsequently under contract at MGM, 1933-37, 1939-44, 1949-50 and 1952-53.
Directed many adaptations of books & plays and was known to be particularly skilled at interpreting stage plays for the screen