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Born: 29 April 1907 Died: 14 March 1997

Country of origin: Austria

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Renee Bartlett


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The Idiot's Guide To Famous (Classic) Filmmakers (85 items)
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Published 4 years, 3 months ago 17 comments
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Tribute to Audrey Hepburn (51 items)
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Published 1 year, 1 month ago 11 comments
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Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (79 items)
list by Stehako
Published 1 year, 9 months ago 14 comments
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A Movie for every Director (Part 1) (100 items)
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Published 4 years, 2 months ago 7 comments
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Festival de Cannes - The Jury (652 items)
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Description: Vienna-born Fred Zinnemann had childhood dreams of becoming a musician, and later planned on a law career, before his viewing of the movies of Erich Von Stroheim drew him into the movie business, initially as a cameraman. He came to the United States in 1929, and later found work as an editor, and subsequently as an assistant to documentary filmmaker Robert Flaherty, and then as an assistant to choreographer Busby Berkeley. He joined MGM in the late '30s as a director of comedy shorts, and won an Academy award for his 1938 short subject That Mothers Might Live. Zinnemann moved up to full-length features in 1941, but found little ... (more)
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Movies directed by

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1. High Noon (1952)
Rating:
7.9
544 Watched
Rating:
7.7
358 Watched
Rating:
7.8
223 Watched
Rating:
7.3
158 Watched
5. The Nun's Story (1959)
Rating:
7.2
113 Watched




Movies

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Rating:
7.9
386 Watched
2. The Search (1948)
Rating:
7.4
32 Watched
3. Hands Up! (1981)
Rating:
7.5
7 want to see
Rating:
7
8 want to see
Rating:
7
5 Watched




TV

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1. Biography (1987)
Rating:
7.5
61 Watched
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6.4
11 Watched
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8
4 Watched
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6
3 Watched
Rating:
8.5
2 Watched




Movies written by

1. Peter Ibbetson (1935)
Rating:
6.4
24 want to see
2. Redes (1936)
Rating:
6.5
5 Watched




TV directed by

Rating:
8
1 want to see
2. Decision (1958)
1 Watched





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Oscars 1954 Winners (My Version) (26 movies items)

"Best Director! Winner: Fred Zinnemann, From Here to Eternity! Nominees: Charles Walter - Lili William Wyler - Roman Holiday George Stevens - Shane Billy Wilder - Stalag 17"


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Tribute to Audrey Hepburn (51 person items)

""The Nun's Story" (1959) Fred Zinnemann, austrian-american film director."



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