Fred Zinnemann

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United States filmmaker (born in Austria) (1907-1997)

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For nearly four decades, she worked on more than 100 films, with a who's who of directors including Steven Spielberg, Roman Polanski, Robert Altman, Ridley Scott, John Boorman, Nic Roeg, James Cameron, Clint Eastwood, John Madden, Michael Apted, Blake Edwards, Fred Schepisi, Sydney Pollack, David Hare, Bertrand Tavernier, Liliana Cavani, Neil LaBute, Fred Zinneman and Bruce Robinson.
It was expanded upon by other Austrian immigrants, many of them refugees from a rising Nazi Germany, such as film noir genius Fritz Lang (``Fury,'' ``You Only Live Once''), cynic extraordinaire Billy Wilder (``Double Indemnity,'' ``Sunset Boulevard,'' ``Ace in the Hole,'' ``The Apartment''), and self-important postwar culture critics Fred Zinneman (``The Men,'' ``High Noon,'' ``From Here to Eternity'') and Otto Preminger (``The Man With the Golden Arm,'' ``Advise and Consent,'' ``Hurry Sundown'').
I was writing all the compering stuff for a Baftas award and was told Audrey Hepburn was flying in to give a lifetime achievement award to Fred Zinneman, the director of The Nun's Story andHigh Noon.
Director Fred Zinneman and screenwriter Carl Foreman shrewdly decided to run the plot in real time, ratcheting up the suspense with every tick of the clocks that are constantly onscreen.
Hepburn gained an Oscar nomination for her performance, as did director Fred Zinneman.
I am sure that there must be some users delighted to see the name of actor Billy Zane and actress Renee Zellweger, but perhaps Adolph Zukor (head of Paramount Studio), Franco Zeffirelli (one of the best Italian directors), and Fred Zinneman (director of High Noon, From Here To Eternity, Day of the Jackal) should have also deserved a link.
After a stint making training films for the Navy during World War II, he became assistant director for George Cukor and Fred Zinneman.