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 salute to the famed Swedish director from About’s Home Video/DVD Guide, Ivana Redwine.
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.
A listing of sites devoted to Frank Capra, starting with the special Classic Movies tribute article.
Official site for the director and screenwriter responsible for horror and sci-fi classics such as Halloween (1978) and Escape From New York (1981).
One of the few C.B. DeMille tributes, created by the irrepressible Elizabeth.
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.
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.
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.
A complete listing of the many sites on Web devoted to Alfred Hitchcock.
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.
He was one Hollywood’s greatest directors and most colorful characters, the director ofThe Maltese Falcon and dozens of other classics.
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.
Saluting the brilliant and unconventional director of “2001” and “Dr. Strangelove.”
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.
Stu Kobak of Films on Disc examines four great epic films from the legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa.
An extensive discussion of the films of pioneering director Fritz Lang by film historian Michael Grost, part of his Classic Film and Television site.
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.
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.
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).
From Warner Home Video, a high-tech tribute to the director of Gunga Din, Shane,Giant, and many more, including a bio, filmography, and other features, with a “screening room” coming soon.
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.
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 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.
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 salute to the director of Some Like It Hot, Sunset Boulevard, Double Indemnity, and many more.
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.