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Herman Shumlin (1898–1979)


Directed two Oscar nominated performances: Paul Lukas and Lucile Watson. Lukas won for his role in Watch on the Rhine (1943). See more trivia »

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Inherit the Wind
Inherit the Wind Miscellaneous Crew
Watch on the Rhine
The Little Foxes
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 1960 Inherit the Wind (stage director) / (stage producer)
 1952 She's Working Her Way Through College (producer: stage play)
 1945 The Corn Is Green (producer: stage play)
 1942 The Male Animal (producer: stage play)
 1941 The Little Foxes (producer: stage play)
 1933 Clear All Wires! (producer: stage play)
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 1983 Reuben, Reuben (play "Spofford")
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 1937 The Spanish Earth (Documentary) (producer - uncredited)

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Prolific Broadway producer/director, active from 1928 to 1974. See more »

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