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S. Sylvan Simon (1910–1951)

Director S. Sylvan Simon worked as a drama coach, radio executive and stage director before joining Warner Brothers in 1935. He then moved to MGM as director and assistant director in 1937. His sudden death at the age of 41 shocked all who knew him and he was mourned throughout the film industry. See full bio »

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Known For

Born Yesterday
Born Yesterday Producer
(1950)
The Fuller Brush Man
(1948)
I Love Trouble
I Love Trouble Director
(1948)
Lust for Gold
Lust for Gold Director
(1949)

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Stage: Directed "Lysistrate" on Broadway. See more »
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[on working with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)] Beery [Wallace Beery] works from instinct, Skelton [Red Skelton] works from script, and Abbott and Costello work when they feel like it.

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Educated at the University of Michigan and Columbia University. See more »

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