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When I refused to take directing credit for the film [Death of a Gunfighter], as did Bob Totten, the Directors' Guild made up a pseudonym for Totten and myself, 'Allen Smithee'. As the picture was well received, I told my young friends who wanted to be directors to change their name to Smithee and take credit for direction of the picture. I don't know if anyone did this. I still think under ...
The DGA decided that the name got so much exposure from the film An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
(1997) that it was no longer an effective alias. The film Supernova
(2000) was the first "post-Smithee" film; Smithee's successor is as yet unclear, but one possibility from this film is "Thomas Lee.".
Alan Smithee has no distinguishable style, nor is it usually apparent what director he is taking the credit for.
The World's Lousiest Director; The Scapegoat