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ANTHONY MANN (June 30, 1906 – April 29, 1967) was an American actor and film director, most notably of films noir and Westerns . As a director, he often collaborated with the cinematographer John Alton and with actor James Stewart
James Stewart
in his Westerns.

CONTENTS

* 1 Life and career

* 2 Filmography

* 2.1 Complete list

* 3 References * 4 Sources * 5 External links

LIFE AND CAREER

Mann was born EMIL ANTON BUNDSMANN in San Diego, California. His father, Emile Theodore Bundsmann, an academic, was from an Austrian Catholic family, and his mother, Bertha Weichselbaum, a drama teacher, was an American of Bavarian Jewish descent. Mann started out as an actor, appearing in plays off-Broadway in New York City
New York City
. In 1938, he moved to Hollywood , where he joined the Selznick International Pictures . He was married to the actress Sara Montiel
Sara Montiel
.

Mann became an assistant director by the 1940s, assisting Preston Sturges on the film Sullivan\'s Travels , and subsequently directing low-budget assignments for RKO
RKO
and Republic Pictures .

In 1964 he was head of the jury at the 14th Berlin
Berlin
International Film Festival .

In 1967, Mann died from a heart attack in Berlin
Berlin
, Germany
Germany
while filming the spy thriller A Dandy in Aspic . The film was completed by the film's star, Laurence Harvey
Laurence Harvey
.

For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Anthony Mann
Anthony Mann
has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
at 6229 Hollywood Blvd.

FILMOGRAPHY

Mann first made his name as director of several films noir . Early films which made Mann a name in Hollywood include:

* T-Men (1947 ) * Raw Deal (1948 ) * Border Incident (1949 ) * Side Street (1950 )

However, Mann is probably best remembered today for his work in the Western genre —particularly for eight film collaborations with James Stewart :

* Winchester \'73 (1950 ) * Bend of the River (1952 ) * Thunder Bay (1953 ) * The Naked Spur
The Naked Spur
(1953 ) * The Glenn Miller Story
The Glenn Miller Story
(1954 ) * The Far Country (1955 ) * The Man from Laramie (1955 ) * Strategic Air Command (1955 )

Mann's other westerns include:

* The Furies (1950 ), starring Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
* Devil\'s Doorway (1950 ), starring Robert Taylor * The Last Frontier (1955 ), starring Victor Mature
Victor Mature
* The Tin Star
The Tin Star
(1957 ), starring Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda
and Anthony Perkins * Man of the West
Man of the West
(1958 ), starring Gary Cooper
Gary Cooper

In the 1960s, Mann put aside Westerns to concentrate on making two epics for producer Samuel Bronston :

* El Cid (1961 ) * The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964 )

He was also the original director of Spartacus (1960), but was fired early in production by producer-star Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
and replaced with Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick
, having shot a handful of scenes.

COMPLETE LIST

* Dr. Broadway (1942) * Moonlight in Havana (1942) * Nobody\'s Darling (1943) * My Best Gal (1944) * Strangers in the Night (1944) * Sing Your Way Home (1945) * The Great Flamarion (1945) * Two O\'Clock Courage (1945) * Strange Impersonation (1946) * The Bamboo Blonde (1946) * T-Men (1947) * Railroaded! (1947) * Desperate (1947) – also story * He Walked by Night (1948) – director (uncredited), together with Alfred L. Werker * Raw Deal (1948) * Border Incident (1949) * Reign of Terror (1949) * Follow Me Quietly (1949) – director (uncredited), together with Richard Fleischer
Richard Fleischer
; also story * The Furies (1950) * Winchester \'73 (1950) * Side Street (1950) * Devil\'s Doorway (1950) * The Tall Target (1951) * Bend of the River (1953 ) * Thunder Bay (1953) * The Naked Spur
The Naked Spur
(1953) * The Glenn Miller Story
The Glenn Miller Story
(1954) * The Far Country (1954) * The Last Frontier (1955) * The Man from Laramie (1955) * Strategic Air Command (1955) * Serenade (1956) * The Tin Star
The Tin Star
(1957) * Men in War (1957) – also producer * Man of the West
Man of the West
(1958) * God\'s Little Acre (1958) * Cimarron (1960) * El Cid (1961) * The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) * The Heroes of Telemark (1965) * A Dandy in Aspic (1968) – also producer

REFERENCES

* ^ Sadoul, p.167 * ^ A B http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/12/18/man1-d18.html * ^ Alvarez, Max. The Crime Films of Anthony Mann. ISBN 9781617039256 * ^ Spoto, Donald. Madcap: The Life of Preston Sturges. p. 171. ISBN 0-316-80726-5 * ^ "Berlinale 1964: Juries". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 29 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-16.

SOURCES

* Sadoul, Georges ; Morris, Peter (1972), Peter Morris, ed., Dictionary of film makers, Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, ISBN 978-0-520-02151-8

EXTERNAL

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