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Russell Birdwell (I) (1903–1977)

Russell Birdwell was born on October 17, 1903 in Texas, USA as Russell Juarez Birdwell. He is known for his work on Flying Devils (1933), The Come On (1956) and The Girl in the Kremlin (1957). He was married to Mabel Birdwell. He died on December 15, 1977 in Oxnard, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1960 The Alamo (unit publicist - uncredited)
 1947 Monsieur Verdoux (unit publicist - uncredited)
 1943 The Outlaw (publicist - uncredited)
 1940 Rebecca (unit publicist - uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind (publicist - uncredited)
 1937 Nothing Sacred (publicity director - uncredited)
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda (publicity chief - uncredited)
 1937 A Star Is Born (press representative - uncredited)
 1926 The Son of the Sheik (publicist - uncredited)
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 1956 The Come On
 1933 Flying Devils
 1929 Street Corner (Short)
 1929 Masquerade
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 1951 Jim Thorpe -- All-American (biography - as Russell J. Birdwell)
 1946 I Ring Doorbells (novel)
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 1992 John Wayne's 'The Alamo' (Video documentary short)
Himself (photo)
 1969 Hollywood: The Selznick Years (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1938 Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 9 (Short documentary)
Himself - Publicist

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "I Ring Doorbells" (filmed as I Ring Doorbells (1946))

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Russell J. Birdwell

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