Mann, Delbert, 1920-2007

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Birth 1920-01-30
Death 2007-11-11

Biographical notes:

Delbert Mann, motion picture and television director, is a native of Lawrence, Kansas and graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1941. He directed a number of productions for television, including Jane Eyre, The Man Without a Country, All Quiet on the Western Front, All the Way Home, and April Morning. His motion picture credits include Marty (1954), Desire Under the Elms (1957), Separate Tables (1958) That Touch of Mink (1961), among many others. He won the Academy Award, Best Director, for Marty in 1955.

From the description of Delbert Mann Papers, 1947-1988. (Vanderbilt University Library). WorldCat record id: 19580008

Epithet: of Hecht-Hill-Lancaster theatrical agents

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x0001e9

Director and producer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Delbert Mann : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122620112


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