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Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker ()


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The life and films of iconic producer. director, and actor Otto Preminger are depicted through clips from his films and interviews with co-workers.

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Leo Jaffe ...
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David Lewin ...
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Wendell Mayes ...
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Louis Nizer ...
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actress 'Laura' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actress 'Laura' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Actor - 'Laura' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Maida Rutledge (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Advise and 'Consent' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'In Harm's Way' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actress 'Hurry Sundown (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Bunny Lake Is Missing' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Stalag 17' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Advise and 'Consent' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Advise and 'Consent' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actress 'Anatomy of a Murder' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Advise and 'Consent' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Donald Gresham (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Hurry Sundown' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'The Cardinal' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Die Jungfrau auf dem Dach ' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Advise and 'Consent' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Advise and 'Consent' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'The Man with the Golden Arm' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actress 'The Moon Is Blue' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Bonjour Tristesse' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Molly (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Anatomy of a Murder' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Superintendent Newhouse (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Zosch Machine (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Advise and 'Consent' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'The Moon Is Blue' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Actress 'Anatomy of a Murder' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'The Man with the Golden Arm' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actress 'Laura' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Advise and 'Consent' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'The Cardinal' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Laura' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Anatomy of a Murder' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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actor 'Anatomy of a Murder' (uncredited) (archiveFootage)

Directed by

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Valerie A. Robins

Written by

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Thomas J. Wiener ... ()

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Susan R. Block ... associate producer
Hope Bryce ... executive producer (as Hope Bryce Preminger)
Valerie A. Robins ... producer

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Paul Lucky Goldberg ... (as Paul C. Goldberg)

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Gary J. Woodruff ... on-line editor

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Gary Moscato ... post-production supervisor

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Saul Bass ... title designer

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Jeff Shade ... special thanks

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Plot Summary

Burgess Meredith narrates this exhaustive documentary of filmmaker Otto Preminger, an iconic producer, director, and actor, whose career spanned the Golden Age in Hollywood in the 40s to the international movie scene of the 70s. Scenes from classic films like "Laura," Anatomy of a Murder," "Exodus," and "Advise and Consent" are shown along with such co-workers as Saul Bass, Vincent Price, Deborah Kerr, Michael Caine, Frank Sinatra, and James Stewart. Over a long career Preminger managed to maintain his artistic integrity as well as push the limits of censorship and the Hollywood Backlist. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Also Known As
  • Otto Preminger: Anatomie eines Filmemachers (Austria)
  • Otto Preminger: Anatomie eines Filmemachers (Germany)
  • Otto Preminger: I anatomia enos skinotheti (Greece)
  • Preminger: Anatomia de Um Cineasta (Portugal)
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  • 123 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Although they are billed, Leo Jaffe, Jack Haley, Jr., Jose Ferrer, and Joseph L. Makiewicz are omitted from the 119 minute version. See more »
Movie Connections Features The Great Love (1931). See more »
Soundtracks Laura See more »
Quotes Narrator: You could say that Otto Preminger's career began here - here in the National Library of Vienna.
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