Patton / dir. by Franklin J. Schaffner ; screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola ... [e.a.] ; based on factual material from Patton, ordeal and triumph by Ladislas Farago and A soldier's story by Omar N. Bradley
Franklin J. Schaffner
Based on the work of
Omar N. Bradley Ladislas Farago
Author of screenplay
Francis Ford Coppola 1939-
Karl Malden George C. Scott
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006 | Other editions
1 dvd-video + bonus dvd-video
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Playing time
ca. 165 min.
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels

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About Franklin J. Schaffner

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Franklin James Schaffner (May 30, 1920 – July 2, 1989) was an American film, television, and stage director. He won an Academy Award for Best Director for Patton (1970), and is known for the films Planet of the Apes (1968), Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Papillon (1973), and The Boys from Brazil (1978). He served as president of the Directors Guild of America between 1987 and 1989.

Early life

Schaffner was born in Tokyo, Japan, the son of American missionaries Sarah Horting (née Swords) and Paul Franklin Schaffner, and was raised in Japan.

The Schaffners returned to the United States and settled in Lancaster, Pennsylvania when Franklin Schaffner was 5 years old. Franklin Schaffner attended J.P. McCaskey High School, where he appeared as Mr. Darcy in the school's production of Pride and Prejudice. In 1938, he graduated as valedictorian of McCaskey High School's first graduating cl…Read more on Wikipedia