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 | Donald Siegel | Allen Smithee
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Did You Know?
On The Verdict
(1946), I was working with Sydney Greenstreet
, who knew every period, every comma, every dotted "i" in the script, and the only thing he would beg was that his lines should not be changed. Peter Lorre
would walk on the set, and his first remark would be, not "What picture am I doing?" or "What scene am I doing?", but "What studio am I in? What country am I in?" Apparently, he'd ...
Don Siegel says in his biography that he was supposed to direct Das Boot, the war film about German submarine. But there was a major issue between him and his usual screen writer that provoked to Siegel a brain vascular. So Don Siegel abandoned the project.
His films were frequently interpreted as having controversial, right-wing political or sociological undertone, which Siegel never commented on