STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,057 this week

Sam Wood (I) (1883–1949)


Following a two-year apprenticeship under Cecil B. DeMille as assistant director, Samuel Grosvenor Wood had the good fortune to have assigned to him two of the biggest stars at Paramount during their heyday: Wallace Reid (between 1919 and 1920) and Gloria Swanson (from 1921 to 1923). By the time his seven-year contract with Paramount expired, the ... See full bio »

Our Favorite Trailers of the Week

See our favorite trailers in under a minute, including a first look at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Watch our trailer of trailers

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Paid
Wed, May 01 1:45 PM EDT on TCM (276)
Our Town
Fri, May 03 6:15 PM EDT on TCM (276)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 people
created 13 Mar 2018
 
a list of 23 people
created 16 Jun 2017
 
a list of 481 people
created 09 Dec 2012
 
a list of 137 people
created 24 Dec 2016
 
a list of 349 people
created 30 Jun 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Sam Wood's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ivy Director
(1947)
(1935)
Kings Row Director
(1942)
(1939)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (82 credits)
 1950 Ambush
 1947 Ivy
 1946 Heartbeat
 1945 Guest Wife
 1942 Kings Row
 1940 Kitty Foyle
 1940 Our Town
 1939 Gone with the Wind (uncredited)
 1939 Raffles
 1938 Stablemates
 1938 Lord Jeff
 1937 Madame X
 1937 The Good Earth (uncredited)
 1935 Whipsaw
 1935 Rendezvous (uncredited)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri (uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Party (uncredited)
 1934 The Cat and the Fiddle (uncredited)
 1933 Hold Your Man (uncredited)
 1933 The Barbarian
 1932 Fast Life (uncredited)
 1932 Prosperity (uncredited)
 1932 Huddle (uncredited)
 1931 The Man in Possession (uncredited)
 1930 Paid
 1930 Way for a Sailor (uncredited)
 1930 The Sins of the Children (uncredited)
 1927 Rookies
 1924 The Female
 1924 Bluff
 1921 The Snob
 1920 Sick Abed
 1920 Double Speed
Show Show Producer (22 credits)
Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There is as much need for relief from comedy as from the starkest tragedy. Audiences may think that they'd like to laugh every minute, but they wouldn't. The emotional demands are just too great. That's why, in A Day at the Races (1937), the romance and music are included as interludes. See more »

Trivia:

In his book about writer Dalton Trumbo, who worked with Wood on the film Kitty Foyle, author Bruce Cook claims that Wood was a member of the Order of the White Camelias, A Klan-like organization, Hollywood chapter. See more »

Nickname:

Chad Applegate

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed