Leo McCarey

American film director Leo McCarey

Thomas Leo McCarey was an American film director, screenwriter and producer. During his lifetime he was involved in nearly 200 movies, especially comedies, but his most famous film was the Marx Brothers’ 1933 farce Duck Soup. French director Jean Renoir once said that "Leo McCarey understood people better than any other Hollywood director."
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Deceased
05 July 1969

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Más vale serie conocida - ABC.es
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Incluso un director puede volver sobre su película, caso de Leo McCarey con sus dos «Tú y yo». McCarey llegó a asegurar que la de 1939 era su mejor obra después de «Make Way For Tomorrow», y que Charles Boyer era más eficaz que Cary Grant en la
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Traducir al traductor - Diario El País
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Traducción de los traductores: Algo para recordar/An Affair to Remember (1957) era la segunda versión de Cita de amor/Love Affair (1939), ambas dirigidas por Leo McCarey (no "MacCarey"). Pero ninguna fue "adaptada de una novela" sino de un guión
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Concours : des DVD "Classiques de poche RKO" à gagner avec les Editions ... - Culturopoing
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Pas le fameux mélo flamboyant de Leo McCarey (An Affair to Remember) de 1957, mais la version originale de ce chef d'œuvre (Love Affair), également tourné par McCarey, en 1939, avec Irene Dunne et Charles Boyer, peut-être plus belle encore que son
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“Estos son mis principios. Si no le gustan… tengo otros” - 20minutos.es
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Después llegaron las películas con la Paramount y la Metro Goldwin Mayer: Pistoleros de agua dulce (Norman Z. McLeod, 1931), Plumas de caballo, Sopa de ganso (Leo McCarey, 1933), Una noche en la ópera (Sam Wood, 1935), Un día en las carreras (Sam Wood,
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Leo McCarey, surnommé "le roi de la comédie" (il mit en scène Laurel et Hardy et les Marx Brothers), créait un étonnant style comique avec son vieux complice, l'acteur Charley Chase. 45 petits films sont nés de cette collaboration
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Ralph Bellamy Movie Schedule: THE WOLF MAN, THE PROFESSIONALS, CAREFREE - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Dir: Leo McCarey. Cast: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy. BW-91 mins. 11:30 PM SUNRISE AT CAMPOBELLO (1960) After a bout with polio, future president Franklin Roosevelt fights to save his political career. Dir: Vincent J. Donehue
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Three films dedicated to all brave mothers - Bangkok Post
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There are few US films as subtle, moving and bursting with human truth as Leo McCarey's Make Way for Tomorrow , and few that have been as unjustly forgotten. For Mother's Day, this is probably the saddest film imaginable. But sadness is necessary,
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Elle et Lui de Leo McCarey en DVD le 23 août - Suite101.fr
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Il est signé Leo McCarey (1898-1969), un cinéaste inclassable. Leo McCarey commença dès 1923 par travailler pour le producteur Hal Roach et mis en scène plusieurs courts-métrages avec Laurel et Hardy. En 1933, il réalisa La Soupe au Canard avec les
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Bad Teacher - SlithersMusicZine
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Únicamente mentar a Lubistch, a Billy Wilder, a George Cukor, a Leo McCarey, a Frank Tashlin, a Jerry Lewis, oa Blake Edwards sirve para avalar tan triste aseveración.En los últimos años, hemos asistido a una especie de relectura trasgresora y gamberra
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Screwball comedies were smart, witty and entertaining - Omaha World-Herald
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Some of that era's best directors were also at the top of their game making screwball comedies: Ernst Lubitsch, Leo McCarey, Preston Sturges, George Cukor, Gregory La Cava and Howard Hawks. Romantic comedies today pale in comparison to these great old
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Il Blu-ray di Un amore splendido - Movieplayer.it
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Prima commedia sentimentale, poi intenso dramma amoroso, il film di Leo McCarey non può certo essere catalogato come uno strappalacrime, ma come ben più profonda riflessione sui sacrifici a cui è disposto l'essere umano per un vero amore
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Anatomy of an Ad Campaign: The Marx Bros. Duck Soup - San Diego Reader (blog)
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But the real reason Duck leads the pack is Leo McCarey, the man Groucho once referred to as, "the only director [the Marx Bros.] ever worked with." Perhaps my favorite time spent in the Soup was a private screening during my tenure as MoPA's film
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Domicílio Conjugal - Público.pt
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"Domicilio Conjugal" responde a este desejo, mostrando um Doinel já adulto e não mais adolescente e Truffaut, cineasta cinéfilo, declarou ter-se inspirado nas "comédias americanas sobre os casais, de Leo McCarey e de George Cukor, sem esquecer a
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APRENDIENDO A VIVIR - La Provincia - Diario de Las Palmas
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Siguiendo una tradición no escrita de filmes que suman comedia, drama y romance, como Tú y yo de Leo McCarey, Beginners también está construido sobre la personalidad de sus dos estrellas protagonistas, arropadas por una corte de secundarios más o menos
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John Ford et les communautés initiatiques - 4 Vérités
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Pendant une dizaine d'années, Hollywood a été dominé par les Irlandais Leo McCarey, Preston Sturges et bien sûr John Ford. Le génie de l'Irlande, détruit par l'Europe de Bruxelles, par les banques et par l'euro, qui avait donné à la littérature
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Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS 3 Recyled Scene from Michael Bay's THE ISLAND? - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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For instance,Leo McCarey's [not Sam Wood's] 1952 anti-communist drama My Son John used bits from Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train made the year before. Robert Walker, one of the stars in both movies, had died before filming on My Son John had
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1969
    Age 70
    Leo McCarey died on July 5, 1969, aged 70, from emphysema.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1944
    Age 45
    His share in the profits of this smash hit gave McCarey the highest reported income in the U.S. for 1944, and its follow-up, The Bells of St. Mary's (1945), which paired Crosby with Ingrid Bergman and made by McCarey's newly formed production company, was similarly successful.
    In 1944 he directed Going My Way, a story about an enterprising priest, the youthful Father Chuck O'Malley, played by Bing Crosby, for which he won his second Best Director Oscar and Crosby won a Best Actor Oscar.
  • 1940
    Age 41
    A car accident in 1940 prevented him from directing his production of My Favorite Wife, a kind of follow up to The Awful Truth with the same two stars, so it was turned over to Garson Kanin though McCarey worked on some of the editing.
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  • 1939
    Age 40
    But five years later, he co-wrote, produced, and directed An Affair to Remember starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, a remake (with precisely the same script) of his 1939 film Love Affair with Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1937
    Age 38
    Later in 1937, invited to Columbia, McCarey earned his first Academy Award for Directing for The Awful Truth, with Irene Dunne and Cary Grant, a screwball comedy that launched Cary Grant's unique screen persona, largely concocted by McCarey (Grant copied many of McCarey's mannerisms).
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    A series of six films at Paramount came to a crashing halt with his production of Make Way For Tomorrow in 1937.
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  • 1929
    Age 30
    By 1929, he was vice-president of production for the studio.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1923
    Age 24
    Roach had hired him as a gagman in 1923, after McCarey had impressed him with his sense of humor, following a game of handball together at a sports club.
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  • 1919
    Age 20
    Leo McCarey graduated from the University of Southern California law school and besides the law tried mining, boxing, and songwriting before becoming an assistant director to Tod Browning in 1919.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1898
    Born
    Born on October 3, 1898.
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