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 ...
(1977), where Houston, Texas, is the location of a subplot in the story, the interior of the Hyatt Regency is not in the one in Houston but actually the one located at 5 Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, which is the same location for the disaster epic The Towering Inferno
(1974). San Francisco was also the setting for three other Siegel films: The Lineup
(1958), Dirty Harry
Known for his extensive preparation and highly efficient shooting style, which were the main influence on the directing style of his protege, Clint Eastwood