Sekely, Steve, 1899-1979

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Dates:
Birth 1899-02-25
Death 1979-03-11
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Sekely (1899-1979) was born Istvan Szekely in Hungary and entered the German film industry in the 1920s. From 1933-1937 he worked as a film director in Hungary before immigrating to the U.S. in 1938. He directed many B-feature movies in the 1940s and the 1963 science fiction classic "The Day of the Triffids." In 1946 he formed the motion picture production company, Star Pictures.

From the description of Papers, 1939-1972. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31213504

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Subjects:

  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures--Production and direction

Occupations:

  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Television producers and directors

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)