Cukor, George

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Cukor, George

(1899–1983) movie director; born in New York City. Originally a stage director, he made his screen debut with Grumpy (1930). Specializing in sophisticated comedy, he often worked with Katharine Hepburn, and won an Academy Award for directing My Fair Lady (1964).
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The second director, George Cukor, known for the Oscar-winning film My Fair Lady, was brought in, giving the project a total workover.
It places Stevens at the centre of an American canon that includes Cormac McCarthy and Barbara Guest, and Philip Roth and George Cukor.
The film, directed by George Cukor and based on a novel called The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett by Compton Mac-Kenzie (famous for Whisky Galore), has been generally regarded as a famous flop.
Wellman was subsequently remade in 1954 by filmmaker George Cukor, with Judy Garland and James Mason starring, and again in 1976 by rank Pierson, with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson as the lead stars.
Famous customers included Hollywood star Katherine Hepburn, film director George Cukor and Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary.
As strong a proponent of the great women's picture as director George Cukor was in his time, Haynes is responsible for Julianne Moore's peak acting statements, "Safe" and "Far From Heaven," as well as "Carol," based on Patricia Highsmith's "The Price of Salt," which stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as lesbian lovers in Eisenhower-era New York, earning Mara the lead actress award at this year's Cannes.
Iconic American film My Fair Lady, starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison and directed by George Cukor, has emerged from a $1 million restoration process in time for a limited theatrical re-release with more than 800 screenings nationwide.
Si estuvieran vivos, con George Cukor o Elia Kazan, pero me encantaria con Clint Eastwood o Amenabar.
William Rothman offers an appreciation of director George Cukor (The Philadelphia Sto7y, Adam's Rib).
She would credit George Cukor, who directed her in ''The Women,'' for urging her to ''think and feel and the rest will take care of itself.
It was a flag-waving musical about the US Air Force, directed by George Cukor.
The film, directed by George Cukor, starred Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart, and featured Ruth Hussey.