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King Vidor

King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) was an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter whose career spanned nearly seven decades. In 1979, he was awarded an Honorary Academy Award for his "incomparable achievements as a cinematic creator and innovator." He was nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Director, and won eight international film awards during his career. Vidor's best known films include The Big Parade (1925), The Crowd (1928), Stella Dallas (1937), and Duel in the Sun (1946).


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Born:
Feb 8, 1894 In Galveston, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
16
First Appeared:
In the movie Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages 1916-09-04
Latest Project:
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Known For
Poster of And the Oscar Goes To...
Poster of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic
Poster of Love and Money
Poster of The Oscars
Filmography
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie Filmmakers vs. Tycoons Himself (archive footage) 2005-07-17
Movie The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic Self (archive footage) 1990-02-20
Movie Love and Money Walter Klein 1982-01-01
Series Hollywood 1980-01-08
Movie Metaphor: King Vidor Meets with Andrew Wyeth 1980-01-01
Series The Men Who Made the Movies Unknown 1973-11-04
Movie Truth and Illusion: An Introduction to Metaphysics Narration (as Nicholas Rodiv) 1964-01-01
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie It's a Great Feeling KIng Vidor (uncredited) 1949-08-01
Movie Northward, Ho! Himself 1940-02-10
Movie Our Daily Bread Farmer Yelling 'Let It Go!' (uncredited) 1934-10-02
Movie Show People Himself (uncredited) 1928-11-20
Movie 1925 Studio Tour Himself 1925-04-09
Movie Souls for Sale Himself - Celebrity Director (uncredited) 1923-04-22
Movie Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages Extra (uncredited) 1916-09-04