Head soundman at Columbia Studios before becoming director.
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[about Valley of the Dragons
(1961)] That film has tremendous vitality on TV--I get checks that surprise me. I also get residuals on the Elvis Presley
picture Tickle Me
(1965) that Elwood Ullman
and I wrote, and it seems to me that "Valley of the Dragons" makes me more money in residuals than "Tickle Me" does!
In 1956 Bernds was nominated for an Academy Award by accident. The Academy wished to recognize the script for the Bing Crosby
film High Society
(1956), but accidentally gave the nod to a Bowery Boys epic of the same name, High Society
(1955), written by Bernds and Elwood Ullman
. To the end of his life, Bernds loved to show visitors his framed Academy nomination certificate, on the ...