Knowledge Identifier: +Darryl_F._Zanuck
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1902.
Countries: United States (62%), (9%), France (6%)
Linked to: United States Army, United Artists, Warner Bros., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
In 1918, despite being sixteen, he deceived a recruiter and joined the United States Army and served in France with the Nebraska National Guard
Janet Gaynor - However, when Darryl F. Zanuck merged his fledgling studio, 20th Century Pictures, with Fox Film Corporation to form Twentieth Century Fox, her status became precarious and even tertiary to that of actresses Loretta Young and Shirley Temple, although she always received top billing in every movie that she made during the 1930s, including "Ladies in Love" with Constance Bennett, Young, and Tyrone Power
Alice Faye - She became a hit with film audiences of the 1930s, particularly when Fox production head Darryl F. Zanuck made her his protégé
June Lang - She made her film debut in 1931 and caught the eye of Darryl F. Zanuck at 20th Century Fox, gradually securing second lead roles in mostly B movies
United Artists - Schenck resigned in 1933 to organize a new company with Darryl F. Zanuck, Twentieth Century Pictures, which soon provided four pictures a year to UA's schedule
Independent film - Schenck resigned in 1933 to organize a new company with Darryl F. Zanuck, Twentieth Century Pictures, which soon provided four pictures a year to UA's schedule
Jack Warner - The studio's executive producer, Darryl F. Zanuck, resigned during a contract dispute with Harry Warner in 1933
George Arliss - Working closely with Warners' production chief, Darryl F. Zanuck, Arliss left the studio when Zanuck resigned in April 1933
Woodrow Wilson - In 1944, Darryl F. Zanuck of 20th Century Fox produced a film titled "Wilson"
Sidney Poitier - By the end of 1949, he had to choose between leading roles on stage and an offer to work for Darryl F. Zanuck in the film No Way Out.
In the 1950s, he withdrew from the studio to concentrate on independent producing in Europe
David Brown (producer) - In 1951, the producer Darryl F. Zanuck hired Brown to head the story department at Zanuck's studio, 20th Century-Fox
Dorothy Dandridge - In 1957, Dandridge's luck came back when Darryl F. Zanuck cast Dandridge as Margot, a restless young West Indian woman,
He returned to control Fox in 1962, replacing Spyros Skouras, in a confrontation over the release of Zanuck's production of "The Longest Day" as the studio struggled to finish the difficult production of "Cleopatra"
John Ford - Producer Darryl F. Zanuck had a strong influence over the movie and made several key decisions, including the idea of having the character of Huw narrate the film in voice-over, and the decision that Huw's character should not age (Tyrone Power was originally slated to play the adult Huw).
Larry Auerbach - Auerbach received the DGA's Robert B. Aldrich Award in 1991, and was named a DGA Honorary Life Member in 2004, joining a small, elite group that includes Charles Chaplin, David Lean, Frank Capra, Walt Disney, Darryl F. Zanuck, Louis_B._Mayer, Jack Warner, Lew Wasserman, Elia Kazan, Chuck Jones, Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Jack Valenti
Crack in the Mirror - The script was ostensibly written by producer Darryl F. Zanuck , but in his 1993 autobiography "Just Tell Me When to Cry", Richard Fleischer revealed that it was in fact ghost-written by Jules Dassin, who was unable to work openly in the American film industry at the time, because he was on the Hollywood blacklist