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Subject: Archive: Otto Preminger, Apr. 23, 1986


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Date Posted: Thursday, April 23, 03:45:41pm

Otto Ludwig Preminger (5 December 1905 23 April 1986) was an Austrian-American theatre and film director.

He directed more than 35 feature films in a five-decade career after leaving the theatre. He first gained attention for film noir mysteries such as Laura (1944) and Fallen Angel (1945), while in the 1950s and 1960s, he directed a number of high-profile adaptations of popular novels and stage works. Several of these later films pushed the boundaries of censorship by dealing with themes which were then taboo in Hollywood, such as drug addiction (The Man with the Golden Arm, 1955), rape (Anatomy of a Murder, 1959) and homosexuality (Advise & Consent, 1962). He was twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. He also had a few acting roles.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Preminger

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