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.
1 Biographical Movie |
4 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
1 Article |
Don | Donald Siegel | Allen Smithee
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on Eli Wallach
] Eli Wallach is a great actor, but like all great actors--he has so much to give--he must be watched carefully by the director, or he'll overact. This isn't because he's a bad actor, but because he can call on such reservoirs of talent.
In Charley Varrick
(1973) and Telefon
(1977), a yellow Lincoln Continental sedan is used as part of a major plot in the film. In both films, the Continental sedan is involved in a front-end collision and subsequently totalled.
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