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Nellie Melba
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Raymond Griffith
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Howard Hughes
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Burgess Meredith
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Lew Ayres
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Michael Rennie
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John Steinbeck
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Lewis Milestone

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Lewis Milestone

Russian-American motion picture directoradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1895.

Countries: United States (50%), (25%), Ireland (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Nellie Melba, Raymond Griffith, Howard Hughes

Linked to: Jews

 

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Lewis Milestone was born in 1895 add something


1919

In 1919 he became a naturalized citizen of the United States. add something


1928

Howard Hughes promoted Milestone to director, and one of his early efforts, the 1928 film Two Arabian Knights, won him an Oscar in the first Academy Award ceremony. add something


1930

Raymond Griffith - The coming of sound ended Griffith's acting career, but he did have one memorable role in a motion picture before retiring from the screen, playing a French soldier killed by Lew Ayres in the 1930 Lewis Milestone film "All Quiet on the Western Front


1939

Of Mice and Men - The first adaptation was in 1939, two years after the publication of the novella, and starred Lon Chaney Jr. as Lennie, with Burgess Meredith as George, and was directed by Lewis Milestone


1949

The Red Pony (Copland) - "'The Red Pony"' is a film score composed for Lewis Milestone's 1949 production which used John Steinbeck's screenplay based on his short stories "The Red Pony"


1952

Michael Rennie - The film, released on 14 August 1952, was directed by "All Quiet on the Western Front's" Lewis Milestone


1953

Nellie Melba - In 1953 a biopic entitled "Melba" was released by Horizon Pictures and directed by Lewis Milestone


1962

Noel Purcell (actor) - In 1962, he portrayed the lusty William McCoy in Lewis Milestone's "Mutiny on the Bounty"


1980

Lewis Milestone's final request before he died in 1980 was for Universal Studios to restore All Quiet on the Western Front to its original length. add something

 

Milestone died from natural complications on September 25, 1980, short of his 85th birthday add something