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Pare Lorentz (1905–1992)

Pare Lorentz was born on December 11, 1905 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, USA as Leonard McTaggart Lorentz. He was a writer and director, known for The River (1938), The Fight for Life (1940) and Nuremberg: The 60th Anniversary Director's Cut (2007). He died on March 4, 1992 in Armonk, New York, USA. See full bio »

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(age 86) in Armonk, New York, USA

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 1942 The Land (Documentary short) (collaborating writer - uncredited)
 1940 The Fight for Life (screenplay)
 1939/I The City (Documentary short) (outline)
 1938 The River (Documentary short) (written by)
 1936 The Plow That Broke the Plains (Documentary short)
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 2007 Nuremberg: The 60th Anniversary Director's Cut (Documentary) (original material)
 1947 The Rural Co-op (Documentary short)
 1938 The River (Documentary short)
 1936 The Plow That Broke the Plains (Documentary short)
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 1948 Nuremberg (Documentary) (producer - uncredited)
 1940 The Fight for Life (producer)
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 2007 Nuremberg: The 60th Anniversary Director's Cut (Documentary) (director: archive footage)
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 1980-1981 Talking Film (TV Series)
Self
- An Interview with Pare Lorentz (1981) ... Self
- The Documentary (1980) ... Self
 1948 Critic at Large (TV Series)
Self - Film Director
- Episode #1.11 (1948) ... Self - Film Director
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 2016 To Tell the Truth (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Working for Change ... Self
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Other Works:

He was also a film critic for Judge Magazine (1926-1934), New York Evening Journal (1931-1932), Vanity Fair magazine (1932-1933), Town and Country magazine (1933-1936) and McCall's Magazine (1935-1941). See more »

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 688-692. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

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