George Stevens

Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Writer, Producer George Stevens

George Stevens was an American film director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer. Among his most notable films were Diary of Anne Frank (1959), nominated for Best Director, Giant (1956), winner of Oscar for Best Director, Shane (1953), Oscar nominated, and A Place in the Sun (1951), winner of Oscar for Best Director.
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Michael Oates Palmer - Hollywood Reporter
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I also had my first broadcast credit, co-writing a CBS special called America's Millennium, hosted by Will Smith and produced by Quincy Jones and George Stevens, Jr. But what I really wanted to do was write television drama, and in 2002, I was staffed
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Book review: 'Raoul Walsh,' by Marilyn Ann Moss - Washington Post
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He is hardly a forgotten figure among film historians, yet many cineastes, steeped in the works of John Ford, Howard Hawks, George Stevens and other American masters, will probably draw a blank when confronted with the name Raoul Walsh
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Screening “I Have a Dream” - Smithsonian (blog)
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George Stevens, Jr., at the time the director of the USIA, wanted a documentary about the march despite the controversy he knew it would generate. “We hired many 35mm cameramen through Hearst News and covered the event thoroughly,” he told me over
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Rank and File - Ha'aretz
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"We see rising tensions between Jews and Arabs and the erosion of the social safety net," said Philadelphia native George Stevens, one of the twelve prospective immigrants, "and we want to work toward a society based on cooperation and mutual
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Can condos selectively enforce a no-pet policy? - Sun-Sentinel
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"This is a very stressful and overwhelming situation, it is causing a real division in our community and causing my blood pressure to rise," said Barbara DeFrancisco, fiancee of unit owner George Stevens. DeFrancisco said she and Stevens brought home
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Academy Brings GIANT To NYC 9/12 - Broadway World
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The evening will also feature actress Carroll Baker and historian Foster Hirsch in an onstage discussion about the making of "Giant" and working with George Stevens. In the 1956 film adaptation of the novel by Edna Ferber, screenwriters Fred Guiol and
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Montgomery Clift on TCM: A PLACE IN THE SUN, THE HEIRESS, RAINTREE COUNTY - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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My favorite Montgomery Clift performance is his quietly ambitious George Eastman in George Stevens' A Place in the Sun (1951). Though Marlon Brando's Stanley Kowalski from A Streetcar Named Desire (also 1951) is much better remembered today,
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This Week in Movie History: 'A Place in the Sun' Lights Up Theaters - Moviefone (blog)
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After Dreiser died in 1945, director George Stevens, a longtime fan of the book, tried to persuade Paramount to do a remake. The studio balked, remembering the earlier lawsuit and commercial flop. Stevens reportedly had to prepare his own lawsuit,
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George Stevens Academy, fourth quarter honor roll - Bangor Daily News
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Grade 12, high honors: Passage Crampton, Thomas Crowe, Samuel Eley, Viktoria Grindle, Emily Lowell, Jennifer Snow, Sabrina Vivian; honors: Anne Ames, Mariah Blodgett, Abigail Bowden, Joshua Bowden, Xiaojun Chen, Anna Clapp, Martin Conte, Ariel Dauk,
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Shane revisited - BusinessWorld Online
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The George Stevens' classic Shane is one of my favorite movies. It is certainly up high in my list of favorite Western films along with High Noon. I think Shane is a finely edited film which has a greatly thought-out script with a magnificent cast
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To be or not to be … sent back to 1942 - Albany Times Union (blog)
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Imagine living in a time when you could count on seeing a movie from Lubitsch, Sturges, Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, William Wyler, Billy Wilder, Cecil B. DeMille, George Stevens, George Cukor, Raoul Walsh, Noel Coward or Michael Curtiz
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Lamar County supervisors OK bid for fire station - Hattiesburg American
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George Stevens could only shake his head as the bids rolled in for the construction of a fire station for the Rock Hill Volunteer Fire Department. Plans to beef up fire response services in a swath of southeast central Lamar County were based, in part,
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Liz Taylor's bonding with gays - Inquirer.net
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He wrote: “Elizabeth had always been drawn to gay men, since developing a close friendship with Montgomery Clift, in 1949, on the set of George Stevens' 'A Place in the Sun.' The press gushed at the possibility that these two incomparably beautiful
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Boy impaled on tree limb improving - NewHampshire.com
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“He woke up a bit and said a few things,” said Lisbon Fire Chief George Stevens. “The doctors are very hopeful after he said some words.” The boy was rushed by helicopter to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Tuesday evening after the freak accident
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Officials concerned about dry conditions - Hattiesburg American
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If we continue to get the low humidities and high winds, we could get to extremely dangerous conditions," said Lamar County Fire Coordinator George Stevens. Stevens said thunderstorms last week reduced the fire risk in the county, but more rain is
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Nixon sprints to victory for Airienteers - Bradford Telegraph and Argus
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Steve Webb, George Stevens, Sam Brown, Steve Watkins, Geoff Clarke, Scott Marshall (first junior) and Ruth Ker (first woman) were the other runners finishing in the top ten. The overall men's winner of Aire Sprint League 2011 was Tim Patterson (196pts)
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1975
    Age 70
    Stevens died following a heart attack on March 8, 1975, on his ranch in Lancaster, California, north of Los Angeles.
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  • 1973
    Age 68
    In 1973 he was a member of the jury at the 8th Moscow International Film Festival.
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  • 1970
    Age 65
    He ended his directing career with the 1970 film The Only Game in Town with Warren Beatty and Elizabeth Taylor.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1948
    Age 43
    One result of his World War II experiences was that his subsequent films became more dramatic. The motion picture I Remember Mama from 1948 was the last movie that he made with comic scenes.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1940
    Age 35
    In 1940, he directed Carole Lombard in Vigil in the Night, and the film has an alternate ending for European audiences in recognition of World War II, which at the time the U.S. had not yet entered.
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  • 1935
    Age 30
    His big break came when he directed Katharine Hepburn in Alice Adams in 1935.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1934
    Age 29
    In 1934 he got his first directing job, the slapstick Kentucky Kernels.
  • 1933
    Age 28
    His first feature film was The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble in 1933.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1904
    Born
    Born on December 18, 1904.
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