Produced and directed the pilot for The Legend of Jesse James
(1965). When the series was picked up, Siegel became the series' producer but did not direct any episodes.
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4 Print Biographies |
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Don Siegel 1912-1991 | Don | Donald Siegel | Allen Smithee
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Katherine Dorothy Salvaderi
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I think in America I'm looked upon as the equivalent of a European director--which is quite laughable. I've never had a personal publicity man working for me. So all this came out of the blue--all this publicity. The cult was not engineered. It festered, in a sense. And erupted. And it did me a lot of good.
(1977), where Houston, Texas, is the location of a subplot in the story, the interior of the Hyatt Regency is not in the one in Houston but actually the one located at 5 Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, which is the same location for the disaster epic The Towering Inferno
(1974). San Francisco was also the setting for three other Siegel films: The Lineup
(1958), Dirty Harry
His films were frequently interpreted as having controversial, right-wing political or sociological undertone, which Siegel never commented on