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Robert Wise

Academy Award winning Producer/Director of such films as:

'The Curse of the Cat People' (1944), 'Mademoiselle Fifi' (1944), 'A Game of Death' (1945), 'The Body Snatcher' (1945), 'Criminal Court' (1946), 'Born to Kill' (1947), 'Mystery in Mexico' (1948), 'Blood on the Moon' (1948), 'The Set-Up' (1949), 'Two Flags West' (1950), 'Three Secrets' (1950), 'The House on Telegraph Hill' (1951), 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' (1951), 'The Captive City' (1952), 'Something for the Birds' (1952), 'The Desert Rats' (1953), 'Destination Gobi' (1953), 'So Big' (1953), 'Executive Suite' (1954), 'Helen of Troy' (1956), 'Tribute to a Bad Man' (1956), 'Somebody Up There Likes Me' (1956), 'This Could be the Night' (1957), 'Until They Sail' (1957), 'Run Silent Run Deep' (1958), 'I Want to Live' (1958), 'Odds Against Tomorrow' (1959), 'West Side Story' Academy Award (1961), 'Two for the Seesaw' (1962), 'The Haunting' (1963), 'The Sound of Music' Academy Award (1965), 'The Sand Pebbles' (1966), 'Star!' (1968), 'The Andromeda Strain' (1971), 'Two Peple' (1973), 'The Hindenburg' (1975), 'Audrey Rose' (1977), 'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' (1979), 'Rooftops' (1989) and 'A Storm in Summer' TV (2000).

The following people participated in this documentary.


Lord Richard Attenborough, George Chakiris, Anthony Franciosa, Russ Tamblyn, Theodore Bikel, Nina Foch, Rita Moreno and Claire Bloom

Richard D. Zanuck and Walter Mirisch
Composers: Jerry Goldsmith and David Raksin
Screenwriters: Ernest Lehman and Abraham Polonsky
Choreographer: Michael Kidd

This documentary has been completed and edited. "All rights releases" have been obtained from each of the above people who participated in this documentary.

The above documentary is available for licencing/private viewing on DVD from Henderson’s Film Industries.
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Robert Wise

Robert Wise
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