Who Won the 1944
Academy Awards Best Director

Michael Curtiz

("Casablanca")

1943 Academy Awards Best Director Winner
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1944 Academy Awards Best Director Winner Michael Curtiz News

A Nice Guy in Noirland Reaches 'The Breaking Point'

PopMatters
The Breaking Point was ironically helmed by Casablanca director Michael Curtiz, and Curtiz biographer Alan K. Rode, who appears in an excellent bonus feature on this Criterion Blu-ray release, thinks it's the director's best postwar film. I find myself ...

1944 Academy Awards Best Director Winner Michael Curtiz News

From Rin Tin Tin to My Fair Lady

Bay Area Reporter
Thomson credits important directors, including Michael Curtiz and William Wyler, choreographer Busby Berkeley, and writers like Philip and Julies Epstein, Casey Robinson, and Howard Koch, for their impact on the studio. Refreshingly, he brings ...

1944 Academy Awards Best Director Winner Michael Curtiz News

Michael Curtiz

Benzinga
What kind cash would Elvis Presley, who died exactly 40 years ago, bring in at the box office if he'd made his movies today? Pure conjecture, since tickets and the dollar itself were much cheaper in the King's heyday. Global distribution also wasn't as ...

1944 Academy Awards Best Director Winner Michael Curtiz News

Remembering Elvis Presley and his reign as 'King Creole'

NOLA.com
It was directed by Michael Curtiz, a two-time Oscar-winner -- and five-time nominee -- known for helming such films as 1942's "Casablanca." In June 1958, it was announced that the film's world premiere would be held at the Saenger Theatre on Canal ...

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