Produced and directed the pilot for The Legend of Jesse James
(1965). When the series was picked up, Siegel became the series' producer but did not direct any episodes.
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Did You Know?
On The Verdict
(1946), I was working with Sydney Greenstreet
, who knew every period, every comma, every dotted "i" in the script, and the only thing he would beg was that his lines should not be changed. Peter Lorre
would walk on the set, and his first remark would be, not "What picture am I doing?" or "What scene am I doing?", but "What studio am I in? What country am I in?" Apparently, he'd ...
During filming of Dirty Harry
(1971), Siegel fell ill with the flu, and Clint Eastwood
stepped in temporarily as director, during a critical scene involving a suicide jumper. This was Eastwood's first unbilled credit as director.
Strong male characters and scheming female characters (if there were any major female characters in the stories at all), frequently leading to charges of misogyny