Author of _King Vidor On Film Making_ (New York: David McKay, 1972), an excellent book on the subject.
1 Biographical Movie |
8 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
25 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Nicholas Rodiv | King W. Vidor
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
The director is the channel through which a motion picture reaches the screen.
Having been talked out of his percentage of the net profits for The Big Parade
(1925) by Louis B. Mayer
, Vidor received as compensation assurances of being able to freely select his own subject matter in between studio assignments. This led directly to his two major successes in the late 1920s, The Crowd
(1928)--a downbeat story of city life--and the pioneering all-black musical Hallelujah