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Aleksander Ford (I) (1908–1980)

Aleksander Ford was born on November 24, 1908 in Kiev, Russian Empire as Mosze Lifszyc. He was a director and writer, known for Five from Barska Street (1954), Black Cross (1960) and The Eighth Day of the Week (1958). He was married to Eleanor Griswold, Janina Wieczerzynska and Olga Minska. He died on April 4, 1980 in Naples, Florida, USA. See full bio »


(age 71) in Naples, Florida, USA

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 1960 Black Cross
 1952 Young Chopin
 1948 Border Street
 1945 Majdanek - cmentarzysko Europy (Documentary short)
 1943 Przysiegamy ziemi polskiej (Documentary short)
 1938 Ludzie Wisly
 1937 Spolem (Documentary short)
 1936 Children Must Laugh (Documentary)
 1935 Milosc maturzystki (first version)
 1935 Na start (Documentary short)
 1934 Przebudzenie
 1933 Chalutzim
 1932 Ulica
 1930 Narodziny i zycie gazety (Short)
 1930 Tetno polskiego Manchesteru (Documentary short)
 1930 Mascotte
 1929 Nad ranem (Short)
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Alexander Ford

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