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William Keighley (1889–1984)

William Keighley's professional career spanned three distinct mediums: the theatre, motion pictures and, finally, radio. Initially trained as a stage actor and Broadway director, he arrived in Hollywood shortly after the advent of sound, landing a job with Warner Brothers (where he spent most of his career) as an assistant director and dialog ... See full bio »

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Stage: Appeared (as "William Archer") in "Listening In" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Carlyle Moore. Directed by Ira Hards. Bijou Theatre: 4 Dec 1922-Feb 1923 (closing date unknown/99 performances). Cast: Frank Andrews (as "Dr. Emil Bachman"), William B. Davidson, C.L. Emerson, Herbert Farjeon (as "Abu"), Helen Flint, George Gaston ... See more »

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The original director of The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), he was replaced by Michael Curtiz when the production--Warners' most expensive up to that time--fell behind schedule and the studio didn't like the way the action sequences were turning out. See more »

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