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William Keighley (1889–1984)


William Keighley's professional career spanned three distinct mediums: the theatre, motion pictures and, finally, radio. Initially trained as a stage actor and Broadway director, he arrived in Hollywood shortly after the advent of sound, landing a job with Warner Brothers (where he spent most of his career) as an assistant director and dialog ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Singing Kid Director
(1936)
Torrid Zone Director
(1940)

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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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Genevieve Tobin  (his death) | See more »
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He has directed one film that has been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). See more »

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