Fred Zinnemann

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Fred Zinnemann
BirthplaceVienna, Austria-Hungary

Zinnemann, Fred

(1907–  ) film director; born in Vienna, Austria. He arrived in Hollywood in 1929, becoming a director of short subjects in 1937. He went on to win Oscars for That Mothers Might Live (1938, short subject), From Here to Eternity (1953), and A Man for All Seasons (1966).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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(5) Fred Zinnemann, quoted in Howard Thompson, 'Directed by Zinnemann', The New York Times, 25 January 1953.
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