Knowledge Identifier: +Lewis_Milestone
In 1919 he became a naturalized citizen of the United States.
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.
Michael Rennie - The film, released on 14 August 1952, was directed by "All Quiet on the Western Front's" Lewis Milestone
Nellie Melba - In 1953 a biopic entitled "Melba" was released by Horizon Pictures and directed by Lewis Milestone
Noel Purcell (actor) - In 1962, he portrayed the lusty William McCoy in Lewis Milestone's "Mutiny on the Bounty"