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Edward Buzzell (November 13, 1900 - January 11, 1985) was an American film director whose credits for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer included Honolulu (1939), the Marx Brothers films At the Circus (1939) and Go West (1940), the musicals Best Foot Forward (1943) with Lucille Ball and Neptune's Daughter (1949) with Esther Williams, and Easy to Wed, starring Van Johnson, Williams, and Ball.

Buzzell was born in Brooklyn. He appeared on Broadway, and was hired to star in the 1929 film version of George M. Cohan's Little Johnny Jones with Alice Day. Buzzell appeared in a few Vitaphone shorts, and the two-strip Technicolor short The Devil's Cabaret (1930) as Satan's assistant. He wrote a few screenplays in the early 1930s and later produced The Milton Berle Show which premiered on television in 1948.

Buzzell married actress Ona Munson in 1927, and they divorced in the early 30s. He later married actress Lorraine Miller. He died in Los Angeles at the age of 84.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Edward Buzzell (November 13, 1900 - January 11, 1985) was an American film director whose credits for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer included Honolulu (1939), the Marx Brothers films At the Circus (1939) and Go West (1940), the musicals Best Foot Forward (1943) with Lucille Ball and Neptune's Daughter (1949) with Esther Williams, and Easy to Wed, starring Van Johnson, Williams, and Ball.

Buzzell was born in Brooklyn. He appeared on Broadway, and was hired to star in the 1929 film version of George M. Cohan's Little Johnny Jones with Alice Day. Buzzell appeared in a few Vitaphone shorts, and the two-strip Technicolor short The Devil's Cabaret (1930) as Satan's assistant. He wrote a few screenplays in the early 1930s and later produced The Milton Berle Show which premiered on television in 1948.

Buzzell married actress Ona Munson in 1927, and they divorced in the early 30s. He later married actress Lorraine Miller. He died in Los Angeles at the age of 84.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1900-11-13

Day of Death 1985-01-11

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Eddie Buzzell

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1961 Mary Had a Little... Director
1955 Ain't Misbehavin' Director
1953 Confidentially Connie Director
1950 Emergency Wedding Director
1950 A Woman of Distinction Director
1949 Neptune's Daughter Director
1947 Song of the Thin Man Director
1946 Three Wise Fools Director
1946 Easy to Wed Director
1945 Keep Your Powder Dry Director
1943 Best Foot Forward Director
1943 The Youngest Profession Director
1942 The Omaha Trail Director
1942 Ship Ahoy Director
1941 Married Bachelor Director
1941 The Get-Away Director
1940 Go West Director
1939 At the Circus Director
1939 Honolulu Director
1938 Fast Company Director
1938 Paradise for Three Director
1937 As Good as Married Director
1936 Three Married Men Director
1935 The Girl Friend Director
1935 Transient Lady Director
1934 The Human Side Director
1934 Cross Country Cruise Director
1933 Ann Carver's Profession Director
1933 Child of Manhattan Director
1932 Virtue Director
1932 The Big Timer Director

Acting

1930 The Devil's Cabaret as Howie Burns
1930 The Royal Four-Flusher
1929 Little Johnny Jones as Johnny Jones

Writing

1935 Transient Lady Screenplay
1934 The Human Side Writer
1929 Little Johnny Jones Writer

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