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Directors and Crew

Pages devoted to the great classic directors, from Woody Allen to Ed Wood, plus producers, writers, and other crew members.

A Tribute to Woody Allen

A tribute to the great comic director, actor, writer, comedian, and clarinet player.

A Tribute to Ingmar Bergman

A salute to the famed Swedish director from About’s Home Video/DVD Guide, Ivana Redwine.

Lynn’s Classic Movie Favorites: Busby Berkeley

Another classy-looking tribute by Lynn Dougherty, this time to the king of Hollywood choreography. Includes a biography, history of the 30s and 40s, images, sound files, and a special page detailing his various innovations.

Frank Capra Sites

A listing of sites devoted to Frank Capra, starting with the special Classic Movies tribute article.

The Official John Carpenter

Official site for the director and screenwriter responsible for horror and sci-fi classics such as Halloween (1978) and Escape From New York (1981).

Cecille B. DeMille From Reel Classics

One of the few C.B. DeMille tributes, created by the irrepressible Elizabeth.

Lynn’s Classic Movie Favorites: Cecil B. DeMille

Lynn Dougherty’s site is dedicated to the great director/producer who began in silent films and became known for his Biblical epics and romantic comedies.

A Centennial Tribute to Walt Disney

Celebrating the centennial of the man who turned animation into a genuine movie art form and entertained several generations of children and adults. Find out where to buy Disney films on video or DVD at the best prices, as well.

William Girdler.com

A nicely-done site dedicated to the director, writer, and composer who made 9 films in the late 70s, both horror and “bloxploitation,” before dying accidentally in 1978. Sometimes compared to Ed Wood.

Alfred Hitchcock Sites

A complete listing of the many sites on Web devoted to Alfred Hitchcock.

Mentor Huebner

A tribute to the late painter and movie artist once recognized as the last Post Impressionist painter of the twentieth century. Created and maintained by his widow and former manager Louise.

A Tribute to John Huston

He was one Hollywood’s greatest directors and most colorful characters, the director ofThe Maltese Falcon and dozens of other classics.

Elia Kazan Postage Paid

Another great-looking site from Michael Mills, dedicated to the great director of On the Waterfront who will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award on Oscar night, despite his controversial involvement with HUAC in the 50s.

A Tribute to Stanley Kubrick

Saluting the brilliant and unconventional director of “2001” and “Dr. Strangelove.”

Stanley Kubrick

A very well-designed site which even includes homages to this ground-breaking director which can be found in other films. Lots and lots of links.

The Epic Images of Kurosawa

Stu Kobak of Films on Disc examines four great epic films from the legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa.

The Films of Fritz Lang

An extensive discussion of the films of pioneering director Fritz Lang by film historian Michael Grost, part of his Classic Film and Television site.

Sergio Leone: A Fistful of Leone

A tribute to the great Italian director who perfected the spaghetti western, including reviews of his greatest films, articles and interviews, images, sounds, and links to other Leone sites.

The Cinema of Ernst Lubitsch

Scott Breivold’s new site examines the life and career of German-born Ernst Lubitsch, who directed Ninotchka and To Be Or Not To Be.

Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger – Pure Genius

Home of Steve Crook’s Powell and Pressburger Appreciation Society, a tribute to the two maverick filmmakers who created some of the most interesting British films of the 1940s and 50s, including Forty-Ninth Parallel (1941), Black Narcissus (1947), The Red Shoes (1948) and The Tales of Hoffmann (1951).

George Stevens

From Warner Home Video, a high-tech tribute to the director of Gunga DinShane,Giant, and many more, including a bio, filmography, and other features, with a “screening room” coming soon.

Oliver Stone

Can anyone disagree that this fellow already belongs in the ranks of the great directors? Jason O’Brien presents a tribute to “Hollywood’s most exciting and controversial film director,” in his words. Not updated recently. Some links were not working when we last visited.

Sturges Emerges

A previous feature from Films On Disc, this article reviews the short but brilliant career of the director of Sullivan’s Travels and The Lady Eve.

A Tribute to Orson Welles

A salute to the “boy genius” who created arguably the greatest film ever made, but never again reached quite the same heights during the rest of his nevertheless varied and interesting career.

Orson Welles, by Lynn Dougherty

One of Lynn’s more recent creations, this tribute is still missing a few items, but offers a filmography and list of radio shows, a tribute to Citizen Kane, a comprehensive links list, and more.

A Tribute to Billy Wilder

A salute to the director of Some Like It HotSunset BoulevardDouble Indemnity, and many more.

Deadwood: Don’t Laugh at Ed

This edisode of The Mike Durrett Show, from About’s Humor Guide, focuses on the acknowledged king of bad films, a designation Mike says is unfair.

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