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A Siegel film : an autobiography

Don Siegel (author)

A Siegel film : an autobiography

Subject
Siegel, Don
Title
A Siegel film : an autobiography
Author
Don Siegel
Language
English
Publisher
London: Faber and Faber, 1993
XII, 500 p. : ill.
ISBN
0-571-16270-3
Placing suggestion
798.53 (SISO)

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About Don Siegel

Donald Siegel (; October 26, 1912 – April 20, 1991) was an American film and television director and producer.

Siegel was described by The New York Times as "a director of tough, cynical and forthright action-adventure films whose taut plots centered on individualistic loners". He directed the science fiction horror film Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), as well as five films with Clint Eastwood, including the police thriller Dirty Harry (1971) and the prison drama Escape from Alcatraz (1979). He also directed John Wayne's final film, the Western The Shootist (1976).

Early life and education

Siegel was born in 1912 to a Jewish family in Chicago; his father was a mandolin player. Siegel attended schools in New York and later graduated from Jesus College, Cambridge in England. For a short time he studied at Beaux Arts in Paris…Read more on Wikipedia