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Clarence Brown (I) (1890–1987)


Clarence Leon Brown was the son of Larkin Harry and Catherine Ann (Gaw) Brown of Clinton, Massachusetts. His family moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, when he was 12 years old. He graduated from Knoxville High School in 1905 and from the University of Tennessee with a B.A. in mechanical and electrical engineering in 1912. After graduation Brown ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Anna Karenina Director
(1935)
(1949)
Anna Christie Director
(1930)
The Human Comedy Director
(1943)

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Flight instructor for the Army Air Corps during World War I.

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 14 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Clarence L. Brown
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[on Greta Garbo] She has this great appeal to the world because she expresses her emotions by thinking them. Garbo does not need gestures and movements to convey happiness, despair, hope and disappointment, joy or tragedy. She registers her feelings literally by radiating her thoughts to you. See more »

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 63-66. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

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