Donald O'Brien (actor)
(Movies & TV)
Raoul Walsh
(Movies & TV)
Texas Guinan
(Movies & TV)
Sam Spiegel
(Movies & TV)
Helen Hayes
(Movies & TV)
James Cagney
(Movies & TV)
Edward G. Robinson
(Movies & TV)

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Anatole Litvak

Knowledge Identifier: +Anatole_Litvak


Anatole Litvak

Ukrainian-born filmmaker who wrote, directed, and produced films in various countries and languages add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1902.

Countries: United States (50%), France (15%), Italy (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Donald O'Brien (actor), Raoul Walsh, Texas Guinan

Linked to: Jews, United States Army




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Anatole Litvak was born in 1902 add something


For political and ideological reasons, he fled Russia for Berlin, Germany in 1925 add something


Accepting the contract, Litvak became one of Hollywood's leading directors by the late 1930s add something


According to film historian Ronald Bowers, Litvak became skilled in using location shooting and realistic documentary effects as early as the 1930s add something


In Germany, Litvak made his first few films at the beginning of the 1930s before the rise of the Nazis add something


In 1937, Litvak became the third husband of American actress Miriam_Hopkins; their short-lived marriage ended in divorce in 1939 add something


Claudette Colbert - One example of Colbert's determination to control the way she was photographed occurred during the filming of Tovarich in 1937, when one of her favored cameramen was dismissed by the director, Anatole Litvak.


Also with Warner studios, he directed "Confessions of a Nazi Spy", a 1939 film starring Edward G. Robinson as an FBI agent who breaks up a Nazi spy ring add something


Texas Guinan - In the 1939 film "The Roaring Twenties", directed by Raoul Walsh and Anatole Litvak, the character played by Gladys George is based on Guinan


In 1940, he directed "City for Conquest" starring James Cagney and supporting actor Elia Kazan, in one of his few film roles before becoming a leading director add something


Prelude to War - "Prelude to War" won the Oscar for Best Documentary of 1942 add something


Stanley Kramer - He was drafted into the Army in 1943, during World War II, where he helped make training films with the Signal Corps in New York, along with other Hollywood filmmakers including Frank Capra and Anatole Litvak


At the end of the war, Litvak returned to filmmaking and was nominated in 1948 for a Best Director Oscar for "The Snake Pit" , starring Olivia de Havilland add something


He was best known as the Academy award nominated director of the 1948 film "The Snake Pit" add something


Bergman won an Oscar for Best Actress for her part, and film critic Michael Barson calls it Litvak's best film of the 1950s add something


In 1951, his film, "Decision Before Dawn" was nominated for an Academy award for Best Picture add something


Donald O'Brien (actor) - In 1953, the 23-year-old O'Brien made his first appearance in a feature film, Anatole Litvak's war drama "Act of Love", in which he had a brief speaking role


Donald O'Brien (actor) - O'Brien was born in Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, raised in both Northern France and Dublin, Ireland with his family, and made his feature film debut in 1953 with Anatole Litvak's war drama "Act of Love"


Among his productions there were the Paris-filmed "Anastasia" in 1956 starring Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner and Helen Hayes add something


Cannes Film Festival - At the 1961 Cannes Film Festival, Litvak's "Goodbye Again" was nominated for the Palme d'Or add something


The Night of the Generals - Second World War - "'The Night of the Generals"' is a 1967 Franco-British Second World War crime mystery film directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by Sam Spiegel


Anatole Litvak died in 1974 in the Parisian suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine add something

Anatole Litvak died in 1974 add something