King Vidor

King Vidor

Active - 1916 - 2014  |   Birth - Feb 8, 1894  |   Death - Nov 1, 1982  |   Genres - Drama, Romance, Silent Film, Comedy, Documentary | Subgenres - Silent Film, Silent Feature, Comedy Drama, Western Film, Romantic Comedy

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King Wallis Vidor was an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter whose career spanned nearly seven decades. In 1979, he was awarded an Honorary Academy Award for his "incomparable achievements as a cinematic creator and innovator." He was nominated five times for a Best Director Oscar, and won eight international film awards during his career. Vidor's best known films include The Big Parade (1925), The Crowd (1928), Stella Dallas (1937), and Duel in the Sun (1946). Contrary to common belief, he is not related to fellow director Charles Vidor.

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