(1961-63) TV commercials: Directed commercials for Campbell's Soup.
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[on how he got into the film industry] I started out as the lowest guy on [D.W. Griffith
's] payroll. I was the assistant to everybody. I painted the properties and cleaned the cuspidors. All for $10 a week.
In 1947 he was hired to direct a religious-themed film for the Protestant Film Commission. It was successful and they were so impressed with his work they hired him on a regular basis, and from 1947-55 he directed ten more films for the organization--an evangelical Christian group--all of which were designed to spread the word of God and try to convert non-believers to Christianity. Ironically, ...