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 |
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Don | Donald Siegel | Allen Smithee
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on editing] If you shake a movie, ten minutes will fall out.
Siegel and screenwriter Stephen Geller
(The Valachi Papers
(1972)) once collaborated on a script of "The First Deadly Sin" (based on the novel), to be directed by Siegel. The project fell through, however, and a different version was filmed several years later.
His films were frequently interpreted as having controversial, right-wing political or sociological undertone, which Siegel never commented on