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Michael Gordon (I) (1909–1993)

A stage actor and director, Michael Gordon broke into films in 1940 as a dialogue director, then became a film editor. He directed his first feature in 1942. He started out with low-budget crime thrillers, but in the late 1940s and early 1950s turned out several well-crafted dramas, notably Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), which garnered José Ferrer an ... See full bio »

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 1972 Anna and the King (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971 Room 222 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Pillow Talk
 1958-1959 Decoy (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1952 All Hallowe'en (Short)
 1949 Once More, My Darling (uncredited)
 1947 The Web
 1943 Crime Doctor
 1941 A Good Landfall (Documentary short)
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The Male Animal (1952). Comedy. Written by James Thurber and Elliott Nugent. Artistic Supervisor: George Schaefer. Scenic Design by Melvin Bourne. Costume Design by Noel Taylor. Directed by Michael Gordon. Music Box Theatre: 15 May 1952- 31 Jan 1953 (317 performances). Cast: Elliott Nugent (as "Tommy Turner"), Robert Preston (... See more »

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His parents, Eva (Kunen) and Paul Gordon, were from Russian Jewish families. See more »

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