James B. Harris


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James B. Harris was born on August 3, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for The Killing (1956), Lolita (1962) and Paths of Glory (1957). See full bio »

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Known For

The Killing Producer
(1956)
Lolita Producer
(1962)
Paths of Glory Producer
(1957)
The Black Dahlia Producer
(2006)

Filmography

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 2006 The Black Dahlia (executive producer)
 1988 Cop (producer)
 1982 Fast-Walking (producer)
 1977 Telefon (producer)
 1973 Some Call It Loving (producer)
 1965 The Bedford Incident (producer)
 1962 Lolita (producer)
 1957 Paths of Glory (producer)
 1956 The Killing (producer - produced by)
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Alternate Names:

James Harris
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[on Timothy Carey] I know he's so bizarre and I don't think it's gratuitous. I think there is enough humanity in this man. I think he could make a scene better than anyone else. See more »

Trivia:

Over the years he has optioned several novels with the intention of directing them himself. Some of the books were turned into movies but were directed by other talents. The literary properties are Walter Wager's "Telefon","which he produced for MGM, James Ellroy's "The Black Dahlia" (for which he received an executive producer credit), Robert Clark's "Mr. White's Confession", Robert Ward's "Four... See more »

Trademark:

His film's often deal with cops and crooks, or his heroes are never black or white, but grey. His films often have a noir-ish tone.

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Jimmy

Star Sign:

Leo

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