Nominated for 5 Oscars.
Another 9 wins & 5 nominations.
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Sidney D. Kirkpatrick's _A Cast of Killers,_ a fascinating read for crime and film buffs, was based on material found buried in Vidor's garage after he died.
1 Biographical Movie |
7 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
24 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Nicholas Ridov | Nicholas Rodiv | King W. Vidor
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on the chaotic conditions of early Hollywood] Men who had never been inside a studio were given directing assignments on pure bluff. They wouldn't have the slightest notion of what a camera could do. Some of these ne'er-do-wells would turn out several pictures before being discovered; by the time busy executives got around to viewing their initial efforts, they would be well into their third ...
When Orson Welles received the achievement award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association he acknowledged his debt to King Vidor as a friend and mentor.