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Carl Foreman (I) (1914–1984)

Carl Foreman was born on July 23, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Carl Nathan Foreman. He is known for his work on The Guns of Navarone (1961), High Noon (1952) and The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957). He was married to Evelyn Smith and Estelle Barr. He died on June 26, 1984 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Guns of Navarone
(1961)
High Noon
High Noon Writer
(1952)
The Men
The Men Writer
(1950)

Filmography

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  High Noon (original screenplay) (announced)
 2000 High Noon (TV Movie) (1952 screenplay High Noon) / (teleplay)
 1980 When Time Ran Out... (screenplay)
 1978 Force 10 from Navarone (screen story)
 1974 Born Free (TV Series) (series creator and developer - 13 episodes)
- The Devil Leopard (1974) ... (series creator and developer)
- The Raiders (1974) ... (series creator and developer)
- The White Rhino (1974) ... (series creator and developer)
- Elsa's Odyssey (1974) ... (series creator and developer)
- The Maneaters of Merti (1974) ... (series creator and developer)
 1972 Young Winston (written for the screen by)
 1969 Mackenna's Gold (screenplay)
 1966 High Noon: The Clock Strikes Noon Again (TV Movie) (original screenplay)
 1963 The Victors (written for the screen by)
 1961 The Guns of Navarone (written for the screen by)
 1958 The Key (writer)
 1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai (screenplay - originally uncredited)
 1957 A Hatful of Rain (screenplay - originally uncredited)
 1955 Born for Trouble (written by - originally as Derek Frye)
 1954 The Sleeping Tiger (screenplay - originally as Derek Frye)
 1952 High Noon (screenplay by)
 1950 Cyrano de Bergerac (additional dialogue - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1950 The Men (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 Young Man with a Horn (screenplay)
 1949 Let's Go to the Movies (Documentary short) (story - uncredited)
 1949 Home of the Brave (writer)
 1949 Champion (screenplay)
 1949 The Clay Pigeon (story and screenplay)
 1948 So This Is New York (screenplay)
 1945 Dakota (original story)
 1945 Know Your Enemy - Japan (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1942 Rhythm Parade (story and screenplay)
 1941 Spooks Run Wild (original story by) / (screenplay by)
 1941 Bowery Blitzkrieg (uncredited)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (12 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (7 credits)
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Personal Quote:

[on the failure of his friend and partner Stanley Kramer to support him during the days of the blacklist]: Stanley had been a long time becoming a liberal and he had grown to love President Roosevelt very much and he felt it was unjust that, as a liberal, he should be tarred with the Communist brush. We were very successful and he really didn't want to be guilty by association.

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Moved to England after being blacklisted in 1951. Member of the executive council of the British Film Production Association, fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Governor of the British Film Institute, the British National Film School and the Cinematographic Film Council. For seven years, president of the Writers Guild of Great Britain. Awarded a CBE in 1970. After his return to the U.S., ... See more »

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