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Jean Negulesco (1900–1993)


Jean Negulesco made his reputation as a director of both polished, popular entertainments as well as critically acclaimed dramatic pictures in the 1940s and 1950s. Born in Craiova, Romania, he left home at age 12, ending up in Paris. He earned some money washing dishes, which paid for his art tuition, on the way to fulfilling his dream of becoming... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Boy on a Dolphin Director
(1957)
Humoresque Director
(1946)
Johnny Belinda Director
(1948)

Filmography

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 1970 Hello-Goodbye
 1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told (some scenes, uncredited)
 1962 Jessica
 1956 The Dark Wave (Documentary short)
 1954 Woman's World
 1954 River of No Return (uncredited)
 1953 Titanic
 1952 O. Henry's Full House (segment "The Last Leaf")
 1952 Lydia Bailey
 1950 The Mudlark
 1950 Under My Skin
 1948 Road House
 1947 Deep Valley
 1946 Humoresque
 1944 Listen to the Bands (Short)
 1944 South American Sway (Short)
 1944 Grandfather's Follies (Short)
 1944 Roaring Guns (Short)
 1943 Over the Wall (Short)
 1943 Food and Magic (Documentary short)
 1943 Sweetheart Serenade (Short)
 1943 Cavalcade of Dance (Short)
 1943 Women at War (Short)
 1943 The United States Service Bands (Documentary short)
 1943 Childhood Days (Short)
 1943 All Star Melody Masters (Short)
 1943 The All American Bands (Short)
 1943 Army Show (Documentary short)
 1942 Six Hits and a Miss (Short)
 1942 A Ship Is Born (Documentary short)
 1942 The Spirit of Annapolis (Short)
 1942 Spanish Fiesta (Short)
 1942 The Playgirls (Short)
 1942 Calling All Girls (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 The Gay Parisian (Short)
 1941 At the Stroke of Twelve (Short)
 1941 Carioca Serenaders (Short)
 1941 Those Good Old Days (Short)
 1941 The Dog in the Orchard (Short)
 1940 The Flag of Humanity (Short)
 1940 City for Conquest (fill-in director - uncredited)
 1940 Alice in Movieland (Short)
 1936 Crash Donovan (co-director)
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Alternate Names:

Jean Negulescu

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Dusty Anderson  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »
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[on Marilyn Monroe] She's the girl you'd like to double-cross your wife with. See more »

Trivia:

After working as a technical advisor, production assistant and assistant producer for nearly a decade, Negulesco was finally offered a chance at directing. Jack L. Warner wanted his newest series of moderately budgeted films to be directed by his newest crop of directors. Although Negulesco received directorial credit for his first film, Singapore Woman (1941), he was fired in mid-production. He ... See more »

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