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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Most of my pictures, I'm sorry to say, are about nothing. Because I'm a whore. I work for money. It's the American way.
He originally intended for Invasion of the Body Snatchers
(1956) to end with the hero, Dr. Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy
) on the highway shouting to the motorists, "You're next! You're next!" but Allied Artists wanted a happier ending that assured the audience the hero's efforts had not been in vain. Siegel subsequently added the opening with Miles in the hospital recounting his story to the ...
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