Anthony Mann
American director
Anthony Mann
Anthony Mann was an American actor and film director, most notably of film noirs and Westerns. As a director, he often collaborated with the cinematographer John Alton and with actor James Stewart in his Westerns.
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Troll Hunter producer on board for TV project about Operation Gunnerside - Screen International
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The Norsk Hydro bombing was pictured in Jean Drévilla-Titus Vibe-Müllers French-Norwegian film Kampen om tungtvannet (1948), more spectacular in US director Anthony Mann's Heroes of Telemark (1965), with Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris,
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From Anthony Mann at the Sun-Sentinel - Orlando Sentinel (blog)
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Lots of big names are coming together Thursday in Fort Lauderdale to help raise money for US Sen. Bill Nelson's re-election campaign (assuming Hurricane Irene doesn't interfere). Among them are Mitchell Berger, the lawyer and major Democratic Party
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Cowboys & Aliens (12A) / The Guard (15) - Sunday Herald view - Herald Scotland
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Set in New Mexico, this is an incredibly handsome film, its cinematography evoking the classic westerns of John Ford and Anthony Mann. The authenticity draws us in so well that when the outlandish appears – a steamboat upside down in the desert,
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DVD review: 'Follow Me Quietly' - NewsOK.com
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and “Soylent Green”) and an uncredited Anthony Mann (“Winchester '73,” “The Naked Spur,” “El Cid,” “The Fall of the Roman Empire”) who did receive co-writing credit for this original screen story about a police detective (William Lundigan) obsessed
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Cowboys & Aliens - Irish Times
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We are sitting at half a dozen removes from that world as imagined by John Ford or Anthony Mann. Featuring a cast of archetypes – loner, greenhorn, old warrior – each of whom has been filtered through several decades of reinvention, the film feels
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James Stewart's early roles featured Aug 13 on TCM's Summer Under The Stars - Examiner.com
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1953's The Naked Spur airing at 6:15pm/5:15c, and directed by Anthony Mann, is a prime example. While tracking down killer Ben Vandergroat (Robert Ryan), Howard Kemp (Stewart), a bounty hunter with a past of his own, is forced to take on a couple of
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Morning Call Sheet: 'Mad Men' Everywhere, 'Riddick 3′ News, the GOP Debate ... - Big Hollywood
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Dir: Anthony Mann Cast: James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan. C-92 mins, TV-PG, CC. James Stewart and director Anthony Mann made a series of superbly tough Westerns in the 1950s, and for my money this is the second best, my favorite being 195r's
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The Wild West's European vacation - Irish Times
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Film-makers such as Budd Boetticher, Robert Aldrich and Anthony Mann would help steer the genre into previously uncharted territory, imbuing their sophisticated works with a world-weary melancholy, moral ambiguity and fatalism
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Robert Ryan's Quiet Furies
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BORN to play beautifully tortured, angry souls, the actor Robert Ryan was a familiar movie face for more than two decades in Hollywood's classical years, his studio ups and downs, independent detours and outlier adventures paralleling the arc of American cinema as it went from a national pastime to near collapse. A little prettier and he might have
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Ask Mick LaSalle: Do you have 3 favorite Westerns? - San Francisco Chronicle
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And the third, from Anthony Mann, is a Western film noir, with James Stewart riding around with a lot of repressed anger. Jimmy's a nice guy, but you don't want to get him mad. Dear Mick LaSalle: You responded to a critique of "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
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So, What Are You Doing Tonight? - San Diego Reader (blog)
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As David Thomson puts it in his Biographical Dictionary of Film, "His body of mature films, made during the '50s for Hitchcock and Anthony Mann, while generally presenting him as a troubled, querulous, or lonely personality, clearly play on the immense
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Janet Leigh's Best Roles - Legacy.com
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Directed by Anthony Mann and co-starring James Stewart, this movie saw Leigh playing Lina Patch, a woman captured by a bounty hunter after her father gets killed during a bank robbery gone bad. An intense psychological thriller as much as it is a
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Golf Bag: Harris Makes Junior Finals - Southern Pines Pilot
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Anthony Mann, of Pinehurst, shot 82 to finish fifth. Henry Lister, of Chapel Hill, shot even-par 72 to win Flight A. Nick Mooneyham, of Elon, shot 75 to win Flight B with Aberdeen's Todd Crabtree taking third with 77. Senior Am: David Williams,
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The 20 Greatest Westerns: A List to Get Ornery About - ARTINFO
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Also missing are Anthony Mann's "The Furies," "Man of the West," and "The Man From Laramie," while Mann's "Winchester '73" (4th) is dubiously placed above another of the five tenacious Westerns he made with James Stewart, the brutal "The Naked Spur"
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Tom and Jimmy - Boston Globe
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A few years later, Anthony Mann knew exactly what he was doing with the driven, hardened men Stewart played in four classic westerns: “Winchester '73,'' “Bend of the River,'' “The Naked Spur'' (a telling title), and “The Man From Laramie
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Movie Listings - Vancouver Sun
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THIS IS TRUE GRIT: Five classic Westerns directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart. JUNE 26, 29-30. " THE TIME DILATION MACHINE: Double-8, Super-8 and 16-mm films made in the 1970s by Hank Bull, Kate Craig, Patrick Ready, Byron Black and
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Anthony Mann
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1967
    Age 60
    In 1967, Mann died from a heart attack in Berlin, Germany while filming the spy thriller A Dandy in Aspic.
    More Details Hide Details The film was completed by the film's star, Laurence Harvey. For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Anthony Mann has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6229 Hollywood Blvd. Mann first made his name as director of several films noir. Early films which made Mann a name in Hollywood include: However, Mann is probably best remembered today for his work in the Western genre—particularly for eight film collaborations with James Stewart: Mann's other westerns include: In the 1960s, Mann put aside Westerns to concentrate on making two epics for producer Samuel Bronston: He was also the original director of Spartacus (1960), but was fired early in production by producer-star Kirk Douglas and replaced with Stanley Kubrick, having shot a handful of scenes.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1964
    Age 57
    In 1964 he was head of the jury at the 14th Berlin International Film Festival.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1938
    Age 31
    In 1938, he moved to Hollywood, where he joined the Selznick International Pictures.
    More Details Hide Details He was married to the actress Sara Montiel. Mann became an assistant director by the 1940s, assisting Preston Sturges on the film Sullivan's Travels, and subsequently directing low-budget assignments for RKO and Republic Pictures.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1906
    Born
    Born on June 30, 1906.
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