He acted in Joseph Kesselring's play, "Arsenic and Old Lace," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
3 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
28 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[introducing his version of The Merry Widow
(1925)] All the good things in this film were made by me. The things that are no good in it were made by others.
Started in the film industry as a bit player, assistant director and art director for D.W. Griffith
. He had an uncanny sense for detail in decor, costume and nuances in human behavior. Often dissatisfied, he was prone to attempt perfection by extending films to absurd running times and by exceeding his allocated budgets. He was twice sacked: first by MGM production chief Irving Thalberg
Frequently included imbecile characters in films he wrote/directed
The Man You Love to Hate