Who Won the 1944
Academy Awards Best Director

Michael Curtiz

("Casablanca")

1943 Academy Awards Best Director Winner
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'The Sea Wolf' and 'Titanic': Fascism on the High Seas

New York Times
The movie marshaled the talents of an expert director, Michael Curtiz; a politically engaged writer, Robert Rossen; and a high-energy cast headed by Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino and John Garfield; with help from a distinguished composer, Erich ...

1944 Academy Awards Best Director Winner Michael Curtiz News

Lumière's International Classic Film Market Focuses on Heritage Films in Greece, Hungary, Latvia

Variety
LYON, France — Lyon's International Classic Film Market brought into focus the opportunities and challenges of heritage film in Greece, Hungary and Latvia on Wednesday, presenting stark differences in the three territories. Greece's heritage film ...

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Sparks on Celluloid: Haynes + Vachon, Week 2

SF Weekly
On Saturday, a free screening of Haynes' 2011 miniseries Mildred Pierce — based on the James M. Cain novel, and previously filmed in 1945 by Michael Curtiz — is followed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 1974 Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, a remake of Douglas ...

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Historian Daniel Rafaelic on the portrayal of Ancient Egypt in cinema

Egypttoday (blog)
Lots of papyri that survived throughout time preserve the most interesting examples of ancient Egyptian narratives. Some of those stories were intriguingly transposed to the media of film (like The Story of the Eloquent Peasant). Michael Curtiz's The ...

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