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Irving Rapper (1898–1999)

Irving Rapper was one of the last surviving directors from the Golden Age of Hollywood, passing away on Dec. 20, 1999, at the age of 101, four weeks shy of his 102nd birthday. Rapper is best remembered for the films he made with Bette Davis, including the classics Now, Voyager (1942) and The Corn Is Green (1945). Rapper also directed the first ... See full bio »

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Now, Voyager
Now, Voyager Director
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The Corn Is Green
Rhapsody in Blue
Rhapsody in Blue Director


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 1978 Sextette (dialogue director - uncredited)
 1941 High Sierra (dialogue director)
 1940 City for Conquest (dialogue director)
 1940 All This, and Heaven Too (dialogue director)
 1940 Saturday's Children (dialogue director)
 1940 Castle on the Hudson (dialogue director)
 1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (dialogue director)
 1939 Invisible Stripes (dialogue director)
 1939 Dust Be My Destiny (dialogue director)
 1939 Daughters Courageous (dialogue director)
 1939 Juarez (dialogue director)
 1939 Dark Victory (dialogue director - uncredited)
 1939 Off the Record (dialogue director)
 1938 The Sisters (dialogue director)
 1938 Four Daughters (dialogue director)
 1938 Four's a Crowd (dialogue director)
 1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood (dialogue director)
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It (dialogue director)
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola (dialogue director)
 1937 Kid Galahad (dialogue director)
 1937 The Go Getter (dialogue director)
 1937 Draegerman Courage (dialogue director - uncredited)
 1937 Mountain Justice (dialogue director)
 1937 The Great O'Malley (dialogue director)
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade (dialogue director - uncredited)
 1936 Stage Struck (dialogue director)
 1936 Two Against the World (dialogue director)
 1936 Murder by an Aristocrat (dialogue director)
 1936 The Walking Dead (dialogue director)
 1929 The Hole in the Wall (dialogue staged by)
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I was known as the rebellious director at Warners. [Humphrey Bogart] used to say, "Skippy, you have one more suspension and you'll be on the San Francisco Bay Bridge!". I had ten suspensions in seven years!


Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 913-917. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »



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