Gregory Ratoff
Russian-American actor, director and producer
Gregory Ratoff
Gregory Ratoff was a Russian-born American film director, actor and producer. His most famous role as an actor was as producer Max Fabian who feuds with star Margo Channing in All About Eve (1950).
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Linda Darnell Movie Schedule: FALLEN ANGEL, HANGOVER SQUARE, DAY-TIME WIFE - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Cast: Paul Douglas, Linda Darnell, Celeste Holm. BW-98 mins. 4:45 AM DAY-TIME WIFE (1939) After catching her husband with his secretary, a young wife goes to work for his business rival. Dir: Gregory Ratoff. Cast: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell,
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When television Westerns were pretty dang good - Orlando Sentinel
Google News - over 5 years
•And a lot of you sent in contributions to our list of famous Gregs or Gregorys: actor-director Gregory Ratoff, baseball players Greg Maddux and Greg Luzinski, actors Greg Morris and Greg Evigan, broadcaster Greg "Carmel Head" Gumbel, singer Gregory
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DVD Extra: Pre-code madness -- 'Kongo,' 'The Letter' -- and soap - New York Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Things come to a head when our hero performs an operation -- depicted more realistically than anything you'd see at MGM -- that leaves his father (Gregory Ratoff) dead on the operating table. Cortez wants to quit medicine, but then the ex-girlfriend
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Ingrid Bergman, actriţa şi femeia marilor pasiuni - Cotidianul
Google News - over 5 years
A strălucit în "Familia Stoddard" de Gregory Ratoff, "Dr Jekyll and Mister Hyde" de Victor Fleming, roluri foarte diferite care i-au desăvârşit calităţile actoriceşti. Danny, fiul lui Selznick, îşi amintea primele impresii produse de sosirea ei la
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A Cocktail Recipe For Disaster: Peter Sellers And Orson Welles On The Making ... - Sabotage Times
Google News - over 5 years
CBS, who had made a US TV movie of it in 1954, passed the option on to actor-director Gregory Ratoff. He signed to make a big-screen version for Fox in 1960 – only to die before a frame was shot. As for Feldman, his problems began the day he hired
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Cranky Hanke's Weekly Reeler June 1-7: Those Meek X-Men - Mountain Xpress (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
On Wednesday, June 1, at 6 am, TCM has the very odd—though not really all that good—Secrets of the French Police (1932), but it's only 58 minutes, which is short enough for the curio value of seeing Gregory Ratoff as a mad genius hypnotist type who
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Carlà e le altre, dalle passerelle della moda al grande schermo - Corriere dello Sport.it
Google News - almost 6 years
... nel 1957, mentre lavorava come modella per la famosa casa di moda Givenchy a Parigi, fu notata dal regista Charles K. Feldman e le venne proposto di trasferirsi a Hollywood, dove seguì un corso di recitazione con il maestro Gregory Ratoff
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HOLIDAY FILMS: ADAPTATIONS; 'Remade in America': A Label to Avoid
NYTimes - over 15 years
WHEN we last encountered César (Eduardo Noriega) -- the handsome, then nightmarishly disfigured, then surgically restored protagonist of the sexy 1997 Spanish psychological puzzler ''Open Your Eyes'' (''Abre los Ojos'') -- he was either dead, dreaming or about to awaken from a virtual-reality coma in which his true love, played by that sultry
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MOVIE GUIDE
NYTimes - about 17 years
Here is a selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy movies and film series playing this weekend in New York City. * denotes a highly recommended film or series. Ratings and running times are in parentheses. An index of reviews of films opening today appears on Page 12. Now Playing * ''AMERICAN BEAUTY,'' starring Kevin Spacey,
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - over 21 years
Some of the choice films on television this week are sleepers. Hollywood isn't depicted as the usual jaded jungle in Jack Sher's FOUR GIRLS IN TOWN (1956). The sensible, balanced tone of this unpretentious yarn about aspiring starlets was a mild jolt back then; it's a nice surprise now. The appealing quartet are Elsa Martinelli, Julie Adams,
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Review/Television; For Nostalgia Buffs, Yesterday's Hollywood
NYTimes - over 23 years
"Hollywood on Hollywood" is an account of how the movie industry has treated itself on screen from the 1930's to yesterday. That may not be the most exciting idea of the season, but it's not a bad pretext for showing clips from such estimable efforts as "A Star Is Born" (the 1937 and 1954 versions), "Singin' in the Rain," "Sunset Boulevard" and
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Don't Say Good Night Yet, Gracie: Vaudeville on Film
NYTimes - almost 24 years
George Burns, wearing a fedora and a suit, and Gracie Allen, in a frilly garden-party dress and large floppy hat, stand in the center of the screen and talk, stealing glances at the camera as they do. George: "Can I give you a ride home in my car?" Gracie: "I'm too tired. I'd rather walk." After seven or eight minutes of such banter, they sing a
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Eugenie Leontovich, 93, Actress, Playwright and Teacher, Is Dead
NYTimes - almost 24 years
Eugenie Leontovich, an actress, playwright, director and teacher who created memorable roles on Broadway in "Grand Hotel," "Twentieth Century" and "Anastasia," died yesterday at the Kateri Nursing Home in Manhattan. She was 93. The cause was cardiac arrest and pneumonia, said Dr. Joseph Klager, a doctor at the nursing home. Miss Leontovich was born
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FILM; Daughter of a Blacklist That Killed a Father
NYTimes - over 24 years
I NEVER THOUGHT I'D SEE the ghost of my father at the Brooklyn Museum. Let me explain. Starting Saturday, the museum will screen 23 feature films from the blacklist era in Hollywood. It is a curious mix, ranging from some of the stridently right-wing propaganda movies produced during the period to classics by the so-called Hollywood 10 and other
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CRITICS' CHOICES; Cable TV
NYTimes - almost 31 years
Cable's movie event of the week is the long-awaited television bow of Charlie Chaplin's ''Limelight'' (1952) in Showtime's parade of masterworks by the great comedian - Monday at 8 P.M. and Saturday at 7:30 A.M. This sensitive tale of an aging vaudevillian and a despairing young ballerina has a luminous performance by Claire Bloom, in her screen
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GOING OUT GUIDE
NYTimes - over 34 years
MARIN MARINES John Marin, who died in 1953, was a man who celebrated New York City but who had a passion for the sea. He lived beside it during Maine summers for 40 years and he painted it and the shore alongside it in his own free-form, semi-abstractions that give the viewer unfamiliar perceptions of the familiar. An exhibition, ''John Marin and
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Gregory Ratoff
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1960
    Age 62
    Ratoff died on 14 December 1960 from leukemia in Solothurn, Switzerland, aged 63.
    More Details Hide Details His body was returned to the United States for burial at Mount Hebron Cemetery in Flushing, New York. Although divorced from Leontovich, Ratoff was buried under a gravestone marked Beloved Husband.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1925
    Age 27
    He returned to the United States, passing through Ellis Island in July 1925.
    More Details Hide Details On the steerage passenger list of the SS Mauretania he was listed as Gregoire Ratoff; for next of kin he listed his mother, Mme. Sophie Ratner of Paris. Ratoff is most noted for having directed the pro-Soviet propaganda film Song of Russia (1944) and for being one of the two producers to have purchased and developed the original rights to the James Bond franchise from Ian Fleming in 1955.
  • 1923
    Age 25
    He married the Russian actress Eugenie Leontovich in 1923 (they divorced in 1949).
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  • 1922
    Age 24
    Ratoff was born in Samara, Russia to a Jewish family. The actor first came to the United States in 1922.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1897
    Born
    Born in 1897.
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