Karlson, Phil, 1908-1985

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Karlson was born Philip N. Karlstein on July 2, 1908 in Chicago, IL; studied law at Loyola Marymount Univ. in Los Angeles; worked in many positions at Universal Studios, including propman, film editor, associate producer, and finally as feature editor in 1944; became known for directing realistic crime films, including Scandal sheet (1952), 99 River street (1953), Tight spot, Five against the house, and the Phenix city story (all 1955), The brothers Rico (1957), and Walking tall (1973).

From the description of Papers, 1954-1969. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38988982

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Karlson was born Philip N. Karlstein on July 2, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois; studied law at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles; worked in many positions at Universal Studios, including propman, film editor, associate producer, and finally as feature editor in 1944; became known for directing realistic crime films, including Scandal sheet (1952), 99 River street (1953), Tight spot, Five against the house, and the Phenix city story (all 1955), The brothers Rico (1957), and Walking tall (1973).

From the guide to the Phil Karlson Papers, 1954-1969, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf Phil Karlson Papers, 1954-1969 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
referencedIn Asian American Film Ephemera Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Karlson, Phil, 1908-1985. Papers, 1954-1969. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Asian American Film Ephemera Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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Birth 1908-07-02

Death 1985-12-12

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