Fred Zinnemann(redirected from Fred zinneman)
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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).
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