Knowledge Identifier: +Stanley_Kramer
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1913.
Countries: United States (66%), Germany (8%), California (8%)
Linked to: Communist Party, American Film Institute, Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios
The film, an adaptation of the play of the same name, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, was a fictionalized account of the 1925 Scopes Trial, which made it unlawful to teach evolution in any state-funded school in Tennessee
In 1950, his renamed Stanley Kramer Company produced "The Men", which featured Marlon Brando's screen debut, in a drama about paraplegic war veterans
Robert Mitchum - Stanley Kramer's melodrama Not as a Stranger though, released in 1955, was a box office hit for Mitchum.
Grant Taylor (actor) - In 1959 Taylor appeared in a brief role in Stanley Kramer's "On the Beach"
United Artists - In 1963 United Artists released two Stanley Kramer films, the epic comedy "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" and the drama "A Child is Waiting"
Barry Robins - He was best known for his leading role as Cotton in Stanley Kramer's 1971 movie, "Bless the Beasts and Children"
In the 1980s Kramer retired to Bellevue, Washington, and wrote a column on movies for the "Seattle Times" from 1980-1996
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
His friend, Kevin Spacey, during his acceptance speech at the 2015 Golden Globes, honored Kramer's work, calling him "one of the great filmmakers of all time