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Kurt Neumann (I) (1908–1958)


His biggest box-office hit was The Fly (1958), but he didn't know it. He died a month after the premiere, and a week before it went into general release. See more trivia »

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 1959 Counterplot
 1959 Watusi
 1958 Machete
 1958 The Fly
 1957 Kronos
 1957 She Devil
 1956 Mohawk
 1955 Stern von Rio
 1952 Hiawatha
 1952 The Ring
 1951 Cattle Drive
 1949 Bad Boy
 1949 Bad Men of Tombstone (as Kurt Newman)
 1943 Yanks Ahoy
 1943 Taxi, Mister
 1942 Fall In (as Kurt Neuman)
 1942 About Face (Short)
 1939 Unmarried
 1939 Ambush
 1937 Hold 'Em Navy
 1937 Make a Wish
 1937 Espionage
 1936 Violets in Spring (Short)
 1934 Half a Sinner
 1933 The Big Cage
 1932/II The Red Shadow (Short)
 1931 House of Mystery (Short)
 1931 Sealed Lips (Short)
 1931/I Trapped (Short)
 1931 ¡Hola, Rusia! (Short)
 1931 Estamos en París (Short)
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Kurt Neuman | Kurt Newman

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German-born film director, a specialist in "quota quickies" and second features. Made the rounds of Hollywood studios, beginning with Universal (1932-1935; 1951-1952), followed by RKO (1936-1937; 1945-1947), Paramount (1938-1940) and United Artists (1942-1943). From 1945 worked for Sol Lesser, in the dual capacity of director and co-producer, on the 'Tarzan' franchise. Excelled in low-budget cult... See more »

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