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Sam Shaw (I) (1912–1999)

Sam Shaw was born on January 15, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on A Woman Under the Influence (1974), Simon & Simon (1981) and Opening Night (1977). He died on April 5, 1999 in Westwood, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

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Simon & Simon
Simon & Simon Producer
Opening Night
Opening Night Producer
Gloria Producer


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  Simon & Simon (TV Series) (associate producer - 35 episodes, 1986 - 1988) (co-producer - 13 episodes, 1988 - 1989)
- Simon Says 'Good-Bye' (1989) ... (co-producer)
- Photo Finished (1989) ... (co-producer)
- First, Let's Kill All the Lawyers (1988) ... (co-producer)
- Play It Again, Simon (1988) ... (co-producer)
- The Richer They Are the Harder They Fall (1988) ... (co-producer)
 1980 Gloria (producer)
 1977 Opening Night (executive producer)
 1974 A Woman Under the Influence (producer)
 1970 Husbands (associate producer)
 1961 Paris Blues (producer)
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 1986 Big Trouble (title designer)
 1980 Gloria (title designer)
 1970 Husbands (presenter)
 1957 The Pride and the Passion (still photgrapher)
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 2012 Love, Marilyn (Documentary) (still photographer)
 2006 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (still photographer - 1 episode)
- Marilyn Monroe: Still Life (2006) ... (still photographer)
 1955 The Seven Year Itch (still photographer - uncredited)
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 2000 An Actor's Look at John Cassavetes (Video documentary short) (acknowledgment: photos)
 2000 John Cassavetes: A Discussion (Video documentary short) (acknowledgment: photos)
 1998 Biography (TV Series documentary) (acknowledgment - 1 episode)
- Anthony Quinn: A Lust for Life (1998) ... (acknowledgment: photos courtesy of)
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 1998 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Photographer
- Anthony Quinn: A Lust for Life (1998) ... Himself - Photographer
 1993 Anything for John (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 Sam Shaw on John Cassavetes (Documentary short)

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Noted painter and photographer. Worked briefly as art director for the Brooklyn Eagle, before beginning his career as a photojournalist for Collier's magazine in the 1940's. His pictures were often on the cover of Life and Look during the 1950's and 60's. See more »

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