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Michael Curtiz (December 24, 1886 — April 10, 1962) was a Hungarian-American film director.He had early credits as Mihály Kertész and Michael Kertész. He directed more than fifty films in Europe and more than one hundred in the United States. The best-known were The Adventures of Robin Hood, Angels with Dirty Faces, Casablanca, Yankee Doodle Dandy, and White Christmas. He thrived in the heyday of the Warner Bros. studio in the 1930s and '40s.

He was less successful from the late 1940s onwards, when he attempted to move from studio direction into production and freelance work, but he continued working until shortly before his death.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Michael Curtiz (December 24, 1886 — April 10, 1962) was a Hungarian-American film director.He had early credits as Mihály Kertész and Michael Kertész. He directed more than fifty films in Europe and more than one hundred in the United States. The best-known were The Adventures of Robin Hood, Angels with Dirty Faces, Casablanca, Yankee Doodle Dandy, and White Christmas. He thrived in the heyday of the Warner Bros. studio in the 1930s and '40s.

He was less successful from the late 1940s onwards, when he attempted to move from studio direction into production and freelance work, but he continued working until shortly before his death.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Curtiz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender -

Known Credits 122

Birthday 1886-12-24

Day of Death 1962-04-10

Place of Birth Budapest, Hungary

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1961 The ComancherosDirector
1961 Francis of AssisiDirector
1960 The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnDirector
1960 A Breath of ScandalDirector
1959 The HangmanDirector
1959 The Man in the NetDirector
1958 King CreoleDirector
1958 The Proud RebelDirector
1957 The Helen Morgan StoryDirector
1956 The Best Things In Life Are FreeDirector
1956 The Vagabond KingDirector
1956 The Scarlet HourDirector
1955 We're No AngelsDirector
1954 White ChristmasDirector
1954 The EgyptianDirector
1954 The Boy from OklahomaDirector
1953 Trouble Along the WayDirector
1953 The Jazz SingerDirector
1952 The Story of Will RogersDirector
1951 I'll See You in My DreamsDirector
1951 Jim Thorpe – All-AmericanDirector
1951 Force of ArmsDirector
1950 The Breaking PointDirector
1950 Bright LeafDirector
1950 Young Man with a HornDirector
1949 The Lady Takes a SailorDirector
1949 Flamingo RoadDirector
1949 My Dream Is YoursDirector
1948 Romance on the High SeasDirector
1947 The UnsuspectedDirector
1947 Life with FatherDirector
1946 Night and DayDirector
1945 Mildred PierceDirector
1945 Roughly SpeakingDirector
1944 JanieDirector
1944 Passage to MarseilleDirector
1943 This Is the ArmyDirector
1943 Mission to MoscowDirector
1942 CasablancaDirector
1942 Yankee Doodle DandyDirector
1942 Captains of the CloudsDirector
1941 Dive BomberDirector
1941 The Sea WolfDirector
1940 Santa Fe TrailDirector
1940 The Sea HawkDirector
1940 Virginia CityDirector
1939 Four WivesDirector
1939 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and EssexDirector
1939 Daughters CourageousDirector
1939 Sons of LibertyDirector
1939 Dodge CityDirector
1938 Angels with Dirty FacesDirector
1938 Four DaughtersDirector
1938 Four's a CrowdDirector
1938 The Adventures of Robin HoodDirector
1938 Gold Is Where You Find ItDirector
1937 The Perfect SpecimenDirector
1937 Kid GalahadDirector
1937 Mountain JusticeDirector
1937 Marked WomanDirector
1937 Stolen HolidayDirector
1937 Black LegionDirector
1936 The Charge of the Light BrigadeDirector
1936 The Walking DeadDirector
1935 Captain BloodDirector
1935 Little Big ShotDirector
1935 Front Page WomanDirector
1935 Black FuryDirector
1935 The Case of the Curious BrideDirector
1934 British AgentDirector
1934 The KeyDirector
1934 Jimmy the GentDirector
1934 MandalayDirector
1933 FemaleDirector
1933 The Kennel Murder CaseDirector
1933 Goodbye AgainDirector
1933 The Mayor of HellDirector
1933 Private Detective 62Director
1933 The KeyholeDirector
1933 Mystery of the Wax MuseumDirector
1932 20,000 Years in Sing SingDirector
1932 The Cabin in the CottonDirector
1932 Doctor XDirector
1932 The Strange Love of Molly LouvainDirector
1932 Alias the DoctorDirector
1932 The Woman From Monte CarloDirector
1931 The Mad GeniusDirector
1931 God's Gift To WomenDirector
1930 River's EndDirector
1930 A Soldier's PlaythingDirector
1930 Bright LightsDirector
1930 The Matrimonial BedDirector
1930 Under a Texas MoonDirector
1930 MammyDirector
1929 The GamblersDirector
1929 Madonna of Avenue ADirector
1929 Glad Rag DollDirector
1928 Noah's ArkDirector
1928 TenderloinDirector
1927 Good Time CharleyDirector
1927 The Desired WomanDirector
1927 A Million BidDirector
1926 The Golden ButterflyDirector
1926 Cab No. 13Director
1925 Red HeelsDirector
1924 Moon of IsraelDirector
1923 AvalancheDirector
1923 Young MedardusDirector
1922 Sodom and GomorrahDirector
1921 Labyrinth of horrorDirector
1919 My Brother Is ComingDirector
1918 AlrauneDirector
1917 The Last DawnDirector
1915 The UndesirableDirector
1914 GolddiggerDirector
1913 The Last BohemianDirector

Production

1956 The Scarlet HourProducer
1949 My Dream Is YoursExecutive Producer
1947 The UnsuspectedProducer
1935 Bright LightsProducer

Acting

2005 The Adventures of Errol Flynn as Himself (archive footage)
1952 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1949 It's a Great Feeling as Himself, Cameo Appearance (uncredited)
1913 Atlantis

Writing

1922 Sodom and GomorrahWriter
1921 Dracula's DeathWriter

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