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Pare Lorentz (1905–1992)

Pare Lorentz was born on December 11, 1905 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, USA as Leonard McTaggart Lorentz. He was a writer and director, known for The River (1938), The Plow That Broke the Plains (1936) and The Fight for Life (1940). He died on March 4, 1992 in Armonk, New York, USA. See full bio »

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(age 86) in Armonk, New York, USA

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Filmography

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 1942 The Land (Documentary) (collaborating writer - uncredited)
 1940 The Fight for Life (screenplay)
 1939/I The City (Documentary short) (outline)
 1938 The River (Short documentary) (written by)
 1936 The Plow That Broke the Plains (Documentary short)
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 2007 Nuremberg: The 60th Anniversary Director's Cut (Documentary) (original material)
 1947 The Rural Co-op (Documentary short)
 1938 The River (Short documentary)
 1936 The Plow That Broke the Plains (Documentary short)
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 1948 Nürnberg und seine Lehre (Documentary) (producer - uncredited)
 1940 The Fight for Life (producer)
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 2007 Nuremberg: The 60th Anniversary Director's Cut (Documentary) (director: archive footage)
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 1948 Critic at Large (TV Series)
Himself - Film Director
- Episode #1.11 (1948) ... Himself - Film Director
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He was also a film critic for Judge Magazine (1926-1934), New York Evening Journal (1931-1932), Vanity Fair magazine (1932-1933), Town and Country magazine (1933-1936) and McCall's Magazine (1935-1941). See more »

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Noted documentary film maker, former journalist and film critic. Became head of the U.S. Film Service in 1938. From 1940, worked at RKO as director of production, as well as making motivational films for the armed services. Between 1945 and 1947, acted as Chief of Motion Pictures, Music and Theatre in occupied Germany. See more »

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