74 The Day of the Jackal (1973) Fred Zinnemann
We took a break with Fred Zinnemann
since we've been here for an eternity.
directed the movie from a script by Carl Foreman.
It includes a making-of documentary hosted by critic Leonard Maltin that has interviews with co-star Lloyd Bridges, director Fred Zinnemann
and producer Stanley Kramer.
Originally, it was to carry the same name as the original, prompting a legal wrangle between studio bosses and The Day Of The Jackal director Fred Zinnemann
, who died last March aged 89.
Spielberg's nomination was his eighth, tieing him with Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder and Fred Zinnemann
for most DGA nominations in the feature film category.
One year later, the company cautiously approved a $2 million budget, but such prominent directors as Richard Brooks, Fred Zinnemann
, Constantin Costa-Gavras, Peter Yates and Otto Preminger passed on it.
Fred Zinnemann, who directed such classics as ``High Noon'' and ``Oklahoma
Feature films directed or co-directed by Fred Zinnemann.
The same thought occurred to Fred Zinnemann
, the acclaimed director who was responsible for bringing the first ``Jackal'' to the big screen.