Dassin, Jules

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Dassin, (Julius) Jules

(1911–  ) movie director; born in Middletown, Conn. (husband of Melina Mercouri). Beginning as a short subject director, he then made slice-of-life features such as The Naked City (1948). Forced into exile by the McCarthy witch hunt of the early 1950s, he directed such films as Rififi (1955) and Never on Sunday (1960).
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Prime focuses primarily on the careers of Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson, Joseph Losey, John Berry, and Jules Dassin, concluding: "As Hollywood-trained, European-based professionals, they critically and materially facilitated the transatlantic economic and artistic exchange that had become a fundamental component of American and European film culture by the mid-1960s" (180).
Adorno, Brecht, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Clurman, Jules Dassin, William Dieterle, Max Horkheimer, Herb Kline, Fritz Lang, Odets, Max Reinhardt, Jean Renoir, and Schoenberg.
Directed by exiled US film-maker Jules Dassin, the film stars Jean Servais as ageing gangster Tony le Stphanois, with Carl M|hner, Robert Manuel and Dassin himself in supporting roles.
At the end of the 1948 film noir murder mystery, "The Naked City," directed by Jules Dassin and filmed on the streets of New York City, the narrator declares "There are 8 million stories in the Naked City; this has been one of them.
Never on Sunday (1960), 89 min, directed by Jules Dassin (in English with Greek subtitles)
You are talking about Jean Renoir, Fritz Lang, Jules Dassin, Douglas Sirk.
ATHENS: Jules Dassin, the American who directed the film Never on Sunday' and was married to the late Greek actress and culture minister Melina Mercouri, died in an Athens hospital after a short illness on Monday aged 96.
There are the films on Harry Caine's shelves: Fritz Lang, Jules Dassin, Fanny & Alexander, Eight and a Half.
But it was Never on a Sunday (1960), which secured a popular reputation for Jules Dassin, the director and actor, who had made bleakly realistic films before his American exile.
ATHENS -- Jules Dassin, the American who directed the film "Never on Sunday" and was married to the late Greek actress and culture minister Melina Mercouri, died in an Athens hospital after a short illness on Monday aged 96.
Beside the always-entertaining Buzz, Taraviras interviews some actors he wrote for (Cloris Leachman, Terry Moore, Gloria Stuart) and director Jules Dassin, himself 95 and an Athens-based expatriate since the blacklist days.
Director Jules Dassin was an American exile from Hollywood's anti- communist witch hunts, and he created a marvelously engrossing blend of American entertainment and French rigor in ``Rififi.