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Leo Hurwitz (1909–1991)

Leo Hurwitz was born on June 23, 1909 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Strange Victory (1948), Dialogue with a Woman Departed (1981) and Native Land (1942). He was married to Peggy Lawson and Jane Dudley. He died on January 4, 1991 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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Strange Victory Director
Native Land Director


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 1981 Dialogue with a Woman Departed (Documentary)
 1970 Discovery in a Landscape (Documentary short)
 1970 Light and the City (Documentary short)
 1970 This Island (Documentary short)
 1966 The Sun and Richard Lippold (Video documentary short)
 1961 Eichmann Trial (TV Movie documentary)
 1961 Here at the Water's Edge (Documentary)
 1956 The Museum and the Fury (Documentary)
 1948 Strange Victory (Documentary)
 1942 Native Land (Documentary)
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Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

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Leo T. Hurwitz

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Directed footage of Adolf Eichmann's trial; the proceedings were shown on Lamp Unto My Feet (1948).

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