Knowledge Identifier: +Carl_Foreman
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1914.
Countries: United States (37%), United Kingdom (21%), California (21%)
Linked to: Communist Party USA, British Film Institute, Columbia University, House Committee on Un-American Activities
He was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s
In 1951, during production of the film "High Noon", Carl Foreman was summoned to appear before the House Committee on Un-American Activities
In 1956 he co-wrote the screenplay with fellow blacklisted writer, Michael Wilson for the equally acclaimed "The Bridge on the River Kwai"
In addition to his writing of screenplays, Carl Foreman produced ten films, including both producing, writing, and directing 1963s anti-war epic "The Victors", filmed entirely in the United Kingdom
In 1965 he was made a governor of the British Film Institute, serving until 1971
High Noon - According to the 2002 documentary "Darkness at High Noon: The Carl Foreman Documents", written, produced, and directed by Lionel Chetwynd, Foreman's role in the creation and production of "High Noon" has over the years been unfairly downplayed in favor of Foreman's former partner and producer, Stanley Kramer
Asif Kapadia - "The Warrior" was described in the British Press as "epic" and "stunning" and was nominated for three BAFTA *awards, winning two: the Alexander Korda *award for the outstanding British Film of the Year 2003 and The Carl Foreman *award for Special Achievement by a Director, Screenwriter or Producer in their First Feature
He was an editorial writer and senior film critic for the "New York Post" before relocating to London in 2004 to work for the "Daily Mail"