Kramer, Stanley

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Kramer was born on Sept. 23, 1913 in NYC; attended NYU; in the film industry since the mid-30s as a researcher, film editor, and writer, he worked his way up to the position of assoc. producer by the early 1940s; following WWII, he formed an independent motion picture company, Screen Plays Inc., and produced modest-budget films; in 1951, he brought his company as an autonomous unit under the banner of Columbia Pictures; in 1954 the arrangement was terminated by mutual consent; after 1955, Kramer directed and produced films, including: The pride and the passion (1957), On the beach (1959), It's a mad mad mad mad world (1963); in 1961 he received the Irving G. Thalberg Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; six of Kramer's films as a director or producer earned Academy Award nominations: High noon (1952), The Caine mutiny (1954), The defiant ones (1958), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Ship of fools (1965), and Guess who's coming to dinner (1967); in 1991 he was honored with the Producers Guild's David O. Selznick Award.

From the description of Papers, 1945-1984. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38929866

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creatorOf Douglas, Nathan E. The defiant ones: [screenplay] / by Nathan E. Douglas and Harold Jacob Smith. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Kramer, Stanley. Judgment at Nuremberg : dialogue continuity, [1961?]. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Mann, Abby. Judgement at Nuremberg : [archive of original screenplays] / by Abby Mann. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Kramer, Stanley. Papers, 1945-1984. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn March, Fredric, 1897-1975. Papers, 1899-1970. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Foreman, Carl. Cyrano de Bergerac, [1950] / by Edmond Rostand ; screenplay by Carl Foreman. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Kramer, Stanley. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1955. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Antheil, George, 1900-1959. The musical score to The pride and the passion / George Antheil. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Antheil, George, 1900-1959. person
associatedWith Douglas, Nathan E. person
associatedWith Foreman, Carl. person
associatedWith March, Fredric, 1897-1975. person
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Birth 1913-09-29

Death 2001-02-19





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