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Rouben Mamoulian (1897–1987)


Rouben Mamoulian was born on October 8, 1897 in Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]. He was a director and writer, known for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), The Mark of Zorro (1940) and Queen Christina (1933). He was married to Azadia Newman. He died on December 4, 1987 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1963 Cleopatra (: (uncredited; fired, replaced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz - uncredited)
 1959 Porgy and Bess (: (uncredited, fired, footage unused except for song "Good Morning, Sistuh", replaced by Otto Preminger - uncredited)
 1952 The Wild Heart (US version)
 1939 Golden Boy
 1935 Becky Sharp
 1934 We Live Again
 1931 City Streets
 1929 Applause
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Congai. Written by Harry Hervey and Carleton Hildreth, based on the novel by Harry Hervey. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 27 Nov 1928- Mar 1929 (closing date unknown/135 performances). Cast: M. Aki, Valerie Bergere, William Boren, Maurice Burke, Alan Campbell, Blanche Collins, Frank De Silva, J. Marshall ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

The most important critic is time. See more »

Trivia:

Noted as a producer of operas and stage musicals in the 1920's. Appointed director of operas and operettas at the George Eastman Theatre in Rochester. See more »

Trademark:

Master of the tracking shot: is partial to p.o.v shots such as the original opening of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde See more »

Nickname:

Mamoo

Star Sign:

Libra

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