Head soundman at Columbia Studios before becoming director.
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Did You Know?
[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!
He was considered by many who worked with him to be one of the easiest directors to get along with, because he had worked as a crew member (sound man) before becoming a director and was renowned for being patient with actors. Moe Howard
(of The Three Stooges
) said that when Bernds left Columbia Pictures in the early 1950s--the studio greatly cut back its Shorts department to save money--many ...