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ⓘ Otto Preminger. After moving from the theatre to Hollywood, he directed over 35 feature movies in a 50 year career. He rose to fame for his stylish movie myster ..




Otto Preminger
                                     

ⓘ Otto Preminger

After moving from the theatre to Hollywood, he directed over 35 feature movies in a 50 year career. He rose to fame for his stylish movie mysteries such as Laura 1944 and Fallen Angel 1945. In the 1950s and 1960s, he directed a number of high-profile adaptations of popular novels and stage works. Several of these pushed the boundaries of censorship by dealing with topics which were then taboo in Hollywood, such as drug addiction The Man with the Golden Arm, 1955, rape Anatomy of a Murder, 1959 and gay Advise & Consent, 1962. He was twice nominated for the Best Director Academy Award. He also had a few acting roles.

                                     

1. Personal life

Preminger was married to Marion Mill from 1932 until they divorced in 1946. Secondly he married Mary Gardner from 1951 until they divorced in 1959. Lastly he married Hope Bryce from 1971 until his death in 1986.

Death

Preminger died in New York City, New York on April 23, 1986, from lung cancer and Alzheimers disease, he was 80 years old. He was cremated and is buried in the Azalea Room of the Velma B. Woolworth Memorial Chapel at Woodlawn Cemetery in Bronx, New York.

                                     

2. Other websites

  • Otto Preminger on IMDb
  • Literature on Otto Preminger
  • Cinema Retro: Keir Dullea Recalls Starring in Premingers Bunny Lake is Missing
  • Otto Preminger at Find a Grave
  • Otto Preminger at the Internet Broadway Database
                                     
  • Under Your Spell is a 1936 American romantic comedy movie directed by Otto Preminger and starring Lawrence Tibbett, Wendy Barrie, Gregory Ratoff, Arthur
  • River of No Return is a 1954 American western movie directed by Otto Preminger and Jean Negulesco. It stars Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Tommy Rettig
  • Whirlpool is a 1949 American crime drama movie directed by Otto Preminger and based on the novel Methinks the Lady by Guy Endore. It stars Gene Tierney
  • The 13th Letter is a 1951 American mystery movie directed by Otto Preminger and is a remake of the 1943 French movie Le Corbeau. It stars Linda Darnell
  • Love at Work is a 1937 American romantic comedy movie directed by Otto Preminger and starring Ann Sothern, Jack Haley, Edward Everett Horton, Mary Boland
  • Fallen Angel is a 1945 American crime mystery movie directed by Otto Preminger and was based on the novel of the same name by Marty Holland. It stars Alice
  • In Harm s Way is a 1965 American war movie directed by Otto Preminger and starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss
  • by Nevil Shute. It stars Monty Woolley, Roddy McDowall, Anne Baxter, Otto Preminger J. Carrol Naish, Lester Matthews, Jill Esmond and was distributed by
  • La notte dei serpenti 1969 Askew began his career in the 1967 Otto Preminger movie Hurry Sundown and his career would last until his retirement in
  • work with the greatest directors of film as Robert Wise, John Farrow, Otto Preminger Charles Laughton, Richard Fleischer, Jack Webb, Howard Hawks and Henry
  • Visconti in Boccacio 1961 Orson Welles in The Trial 1962 and Otto Preminger in The Cardinal 1963 After her breakup with Delon in 1964, she went