Vincent Sherman
Film director
Vincent Sherman
Vincent Sherman was an American director, and actor, who worked in Hollywood. His movies include Mr. Skeffington (1944), Nora Prentiss (1947), and The Young Philadelphians (1959). He began his career as an actor on Broadway and later films. He directed B-movies for Warner Bros. before moving up to A-pictures. He was a good friend of actor Errol Flynn, whom he directed in Adventures of Don Juan (1949).
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Conrad Veidt Movie Schedule: THE THIEF OF BAGDAD, THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI ... - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Dir: Vincent Sherman. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Conrad Veidt, Kaaren Verne. BW-107 mins. 11:30 AM JEW SUSS (1934) A Jewish businessman using his wealth to benefit his people discovers he's not Jewish. Dir: Lothar Mendes. Cast: Conrad Veidt, Frank Vosper,
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This Week On DVD/BD: A Double Dose of John Belushi on Blu - The Morton Report
Google News - over 5 years
... Gable to their MOD collection, including William Wellman's Across The Wide Missouri, Victor Fleming's Adventure, Mervyn LeRoy's Any Number Can Play, Jack Conway's The Hucksters, Vincent Sherman's Lone Star, and Charles Brabin's Sporting Blood
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Vacanze matte - Wuz. Cultura&Spettacolo
Google News - over 5 years
Da L'uomo di Filadelfia invece è tratto il bel film di Vincent Sherman del 1959 I segreti di Filadelfia, con Paul Newman. Attendiamo che entrambi vengano ripubblicati, magari da Garzanti che fu per anni il suo editore italiano
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Alonge, Kaltenbach Take Top Division 3 Baseball Honors - Jamestown Post Journal
Google News - over 5 years
North Collins had the next highest selections with three - senior Vincent Sherman and juniors Kyle Sherman and Trey Bley. Junior Matt Fowler and senior Jordan Saxton were picked from Maple Grove while junior Zack Fancher and senior Dan Gleason made it
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Sodankyla Forever - Variety
Google News - almost 6 years
It's quite likely that there will never be another film that encapsulates the living testimony of such a wide range of filmmakers from the classical Hollywood honor roll (Vincent Sherman, Stanley Donen) to '60s East European stars (Jerzy Skolimowski,
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Cranky Hanke's Screening Room: The mythbusting of 1939 - Mountain Xpress
Google News - almost 6 years
In 1939, we get the previously mentioned Son of Frankenstein, Nick Grinde's The Man They Could Not Hang, Elliott Nugent's The Cat and the Canary, and Vincent Sherman's The Return of Dr. X. If you insist on pressing the point, you can sort of add
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Grab a dame, a smoke and a seat at Film Noir Festival - The Desert Sun
Google News - almost 6 years
Joan Crawford and Steve Cochran star in a film directed by Vincent Sherman and shot at Coachella Valley locations. There's this story about a gun moll, see. Her boyfriend's a real Bugsy Siegel-type. Has a home in Palm Springs, where he runs a national
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Riches et célèbres - aVoir-aLire
Google News - almost 6 years
Dévorant chaque scène où elles apparaissent, les deux stars se renvoient la balle avec un plaisir non dissimulé et permettent ainsi de faire oublier le peu de personnalité de la réalisation de Vincent Sherman. Artisan besogneux, mais souvent
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NEW DVDS; His Wicked, Wicked Ways Go West
NYTimes - over 8 years
John Ford's ''Stagecoach,'' the legend goes, rescued the adult western from the B-movie category into which it had fallen during the first years of the Depression, making it safe again for big budgets and big stars. But that is an honor rightfully shared with Errol Flynn. This unruly Australian-born star lent his immense popularity to three hugely
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Corrections
NYTimes - over 10 years
An obituary on Wednesday about the Hollywood director Vincent Sherman misstated the sequence of work on two films by his collaborators Philip and Julius Epstein. They were among the writers of the screenplay for ''Casablanca'' before they wrote the screenplay for Mr. Sherman's ''Mr. Skeffington,'' not after.
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Vincent Sherman, Studio-Era Film Director, Dies at 99
NYTimes - over 10 years
Vincent Sherman, one of Hollywood's last surviving studio-era directors, who made a string of successful movies with legendary stars like Bette Davis, Clark Gable, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Crawford and Errol Flynn in the 1940's and 50's, died on Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 99. His son, Eric, said Mr. Sherman had died of natural causes at the Motion
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TELEVISION REVIEW; Hollywood's Slow Awakening to Holocaust's Horrors
NYTimes - almost 12 years
Hollywood did not come through for General Eisenhower. Shortly after V-E day in 1945, Dwight D. Eisenhower, commander of Allied forces in Europe in World War II and future president of the United States, flew a dozen Hollywood moguls to Germany to see Nazi atrocities for themselves. ''They saw the ovens,'' says the film director Vincent Sherman in
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NEW DVD'S; Wielding a Keen Eraser for a Troubled Memory
NYTimes - over 12 years
'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' Michel Gondry's film of Charlie Kaufman's highly conceptual romantic comedy would probably fly apart without the detailed, emotionally grounded performances of Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet, as a pair of ex-lovers who have both gone to the same brain specialist (Tom Wilkinson) to have memories of each other
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MOVIE GUIDE
NYTimes - over 15 years
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 6. Now Playing ''AMERICAN PIE 2,'' starring Jason Biggs, Eugene Levy,
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MOVIES: CRITIC'S CHOICE
NYTimes - over 16 years
SOMETIMES Hollywood makes a movie that works in every way. AMERICAN BEAUTY (1999) - which won five Oscars, including best picture - is one of those. The British stage director Sam Mendes and a television writer, Alan Ball, teamed up to tell the story of garden but comatose relationships. Kevin Spacey is heaven as Lester Burnham, a hero who makes
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HOLIDAY MOVIES; A Forgotten Maker of the Unforgettable
NYTimes - over 18 years
IN 1938, the director Victor Fleming made a movie about a Kansas farm girl who gets swept into the air and enters a dizzying world of excitement and heartbreak. It was called ''Test Pilot,'' it starred Myrna Loy, Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy, and it was an enormous hit. Later that year, he took over a troubled production about another Kansas farm
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Books in Brief: Nonfiction
NYTimes - about 20 years
STUDIO AFFAIRS My Life as a Film Director. By Vincent Sherman. University Press of Kentucky, $24.95. If Vincent Sherman, a Hollywood film director of the 1940's, were directing today, he'd be someone like Donald Petrie. Both are responsible for competent, workmanlike movies that do the job but don't dazzle (Mr. Sherman: ''The Hard Way,'' ''Mr.
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Days and Nights of Murder, Madness and Mayhem
NYTimes - over 22 years
IF ever a city was made for black and white, it's New York. The city is a place of harsh light, dark shadows, strong angles and violent extremes. The New York fashion magazines may dictate pastels or flaming reds to the rest of the nation. In downtown Manhattan, it's all black clothes and pale skin. The skyline itself, the city's most durable,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Vincent Sherman
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2006
    Age 99
    The 2006 release of The Return of Doctor X included a director's commentary that Sherman had recorded that year at the age of ninety-nine.
    More Details Hide Details Sherman quickly built a reputation as a rewrite artist – his ability to take any script he was given and turn it into an absolute blockbuster. It was these skills that led him to much bigger and star-studded pictures. Sherman was initially known as a "woman's director" during the mid '40's, but he eventually became a well-rounded filmmaker as his career went on.
  • 2004
    Age 97
    After a very successful Hollywood film career, Sherman ended his career in television. However, in 2004, he was the oldest of 21 individuals interviewed in the documentary film "Imaginary Witness", a work that chronicled sixty years of film-making that dealt in some way with the Holocaust.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1939
    Age 32
    His first film as a director was the 1939 horror film The Return of Doctor X, which starred Humphrey Bogart.
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  • 1938
    Age 31
    In 1938, Sherman signed on at Warner Bros. as a director.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1936
    Age 29
    Sherman arrived in New York City to sell a play and soon became a stage director and actor. As a stage actor he made his debut in May 1936 in Bitter Stream which also had Frances Bavier, later of Andy Griffith Show fame.
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  • 1933
    Age 26
    He arrived in Hollywood during the early talkie years, where he appeared in William Wyler's 1933 film Counsellor at Law starring John Barrymore.
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  • 1931
    Age 24
    Sherman was married to Hedda Comorau from 1931–1984.
    More Details Hide Details He had two children with Comorau: a son, Eric Sherman, and a daughter, Hedwin Naimark. He had a number of high-profile affairs during his life, including on-set affairs with Bette Davis, and a three-year relationship with Joan Crawford. In his memoir Studio Affairs: My Life as a Film Director, he went into detail about his relationship with Crawford, as well as his relationship with Rita Hayworth. During the last nine years of his life, he was in a romantic relationship with Francine York. Sherman was a good friend of Errol Flynn.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1906
    Born
    Born on July 16, 1906.
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