Featured in the BBC Home Service series "On Films" with Paul Mayersberg.
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19 Print Biographies |
15 Articles |
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on Edward G. Robinson
] Each part he plays, he enriches with deep and warm understanding of human frailties and compels us to pity rather than condemnation, always adding vivid color to the intricate mosaic of motion picture reality.
After the outbreak of World War I he volunteered for the Austro-Hungarian army and was sent to the front of Russia, Rumania and Italy, where he was wounded several times. He was awarded several medals for bravery. During his time in the military hospital he wrote his first scripts and one of them was very probably realized for the Stuart-Webbs serial of director Joe May
After 1917 May adapted ...
His films are dark (both visually and in tone)