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American filmmaker Arthur Penn has died at the age of 88. Penn, who earned three 'Best Director' Oscar nominations in the '60s, passed away on Tuesday night, the day after his birthday. The director worked on stage and TV in the early '50s before making his feature debut with Paul Newman's 1958 Western The Left Handed Gun. Penn's most highly-regarded film Bonnie And Clyde arrived in 1967, turning Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty into overnight stars and helping to kick-start the "New (more) »


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