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Nathan Juran (1907–2002)

Austrian-born Nathan Juran was a professional architect before entering the film industry as an art director in 1937. He won an Academy Award for art direction on How Green Was My Valley (1941). World War II interrupted his film career, and he spent his war years with the OSS. Returning to Hollywood, he turned to directing films in the 1950s. He ... See full bio »

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(1958)
(1941)
Harvey Art Director
(1950)

Filmography

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 1973 The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (as Nathan H. Juran)
 1965-1970 Daniel Boone (TV Series) (29 episodes)
- Israel and Love (1970)
- The Homecoming (1970)
- Noblesse Oblige (1970)
- Perilous Passage (1970)
 1968-1970 Land of the Giants (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Nightmare (1970)
- Land of the Lost (1969)
- The Clones (1969)
- Deadly Pawn (1969)
- Ghost Town (1968)
 1969 Land Raiders (as Nathan H. Juran)
 1965-1968 Lost in Space (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Target: Earth (1968)
 1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Billy the Kid (1967)
 1965-1966 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Deadly Invasion (1966)
 1965-1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Clown (1966)
- The Imposter (1966)
- Run, Killer, Run (1966)
- The Reward (1965)
 1964 East of Sudan
 1959-1960 Men Into Space (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Verdict in Orbit (1960)
- Earthbound (1960)
- Edge of Eternity (1959)
 1959 World of Giants (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Smugglers (1959)
- The Pool (1959)
- Feathered Foe (1959)
- Gambling Story (1959)
 1959 Frances Langford Presents (TV Series)
 1958 Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (as Nathan Hertz)
 1957 The Brain from Planet Arous (as Nathan Hertz)
 1956 The Three Musketeers (TV Series)
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- God's Healing (1956)
- Anatole of the Bayous (1956) ... (as Jerry Juran)
- Deadly Fear (1956)
- The Rebel (1956) ... (as Jerry Juran)
 1955 My Friend Flicka (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Act of Loyalty (1955)
- Rogue Stallion (1955)
- A Case of Honor (1955)
- One Man's Horse (1955)
 1955 The Crooked Web (as Nathan Hertz Juran)
 1955 Fury (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Scorched Earth (1955)
- The Horse Coper (1955)
 1954 The Big Moment (Short) (as Jerry Juran)
 1953 Tumbleweed
 1953 Law and Order
 1953 Gunsmoke
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Nathan Hertz | Jerry Juran | Nathan H. Juran | Nathan Hertz Juran

Spouse:

Catherine Juran  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »
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[on the loyal worldwide fan following for his films] That's very gratifying. It gives me a good feeling. When I was in the picture business, we didn't have home video. I always felt that my movies were temporary. They were just pieces of celluloid. You couldn't eat them. You couldn't sleep in them. You couldn't use them in any practical way. So, I never really took the picture business too ... See more »

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