Person - Wilcox, Fred M. (1907-1964)

Wilcox, Fred M. (1907-1964)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Wilcox, Fred M. (1907-1964)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Virginia (Estados Unidos)  1907-12-22 - Los Ángeles (California, Estados Unidos)  1964-09-23

History:

US scriptwriter and film director. He began his career in the film industry working for Metro‑Goldwyn‑Mayer and later became assistant to King Vidor (1894-1982), working on films such as "Hallelujah" (1929). He later served as assistant director to his brother-in-law, Edgar Selwyn (1875-1944). In 1943 he directed his first feature film, "Lassie Come Home", which would be followed by two sequels, "Courage of Lassie" (1946) and "Hills of Home" (1948). In 1949 he filmed "The Secret Garden" and after that he worked on several low budget films, until in 1956 he shot "Forbidden Planet" (1956). Shortly after he left the Metro in order to become an independent director, shooting "Leila" (1960), his latest film.

Occupations

Profession (carried on by):

Screenwriters

Profession (carried on by):

Film directors

Places

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Virginia (Estados Unidos) in 1907-12-22

Lugar de Defunción:

Los Ángeles (California, Estados Unidos) in 1964-09-23

Subjects

Gender:

Varón

Sources

Related Authorities

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. (Estados Unidos)  ( He/She works for )

Associative relations :

Family relationships :

Selwyn, Edgar (1875-1944)  - Collateral (He/She is my brother-in-law/sister-in-law)

External Links

Recurso web:

IMDb

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España

Documents

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