Head soundman at Columbia Studios before becoming director.
E.L. Bernds | Eddie Bernds | Edward L. Bernds | Ed Bernds | Ed Vernds
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[on Buddy Adler
, the head of 20th Century-Fox Pictures when Bernds shot Return of the Fly
(1959) on the Fox lot] I knew him from Columbia [Pictures], and as a matter of fact I directed a couple of second units for him there--and I considered him an all-American no-talent. In shooting second units I simply could not get a decision from him. He was so afraid of [Columbia Pictures head] Harry Cohn
Interviewed in the books "Interviews with B Science Fiction and Horror Movie Makers" (McFarland & Co., 1988) and "A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde" (McFarland & Co., 2010) by Tom Weaver