Head soundman at Columbia Studios before becoming director.
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[on working with Zsa Zsa Gabor
in Queen of Outer Space
(1958)] [She] was very difficult all through the picture. The producer, Ben Schwalb
, went to the hospital with ulcers halfway through the picture. I was left to cope with her alone, and she damn near gave me ulcers! It always bothered me that here on this planet Venus, she was the only one who spoke with a foreign accent.
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 ...