Michael Curtiz

Birthday:

12/24/1886

Place of birth:

Budapest, Austria-Hungary [now Hungary]:

Biography:

Michael Curtiz was a Hungarian-American film director.He had early credits as Mihály Kertész and Michael Kertész. He directed more than fifty films in Europe and more than one hundred in the United States. The best-known were The Adventures of Robin Hood, Angels with Dirty Faces, Casablanca, Yankee Doodle Dandy, and White Christmas. He thrived in the heyday of the Warner Bros. studio in the 1930s and '40s. He was less successful from the late 1940s onwards, when he attempted to move from studio direction into production and freelance work, but he continued working until shortly before his death.



Credits

The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2005)
as Himself (archive footage)
The Screen Director (1951)
as
It's a Great Feeling (1949)
as Himself, Cameo Appearance (uncredited)
Show-Business at War (1943)
as Himself
Atlantis (1913)
as
The Comancheros (1961)
Director
Francis of Assisi (1961)
Director
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)
Director
A Breath of Scandal (1960)
Director
The Hangman (1959)
Director
The Man in the Net (1959)
Director
King Creole (1958)
Director
The Proud Rebel (1958)
Director
The Helen Morgan Story (1957)
Director
The Best Things In Life Are Free (1956)
Director
The Vagabond King (1956)
Director
The Scarlet Hour (1956)
Director
The Scarlet Hour (1956)
Producer
We're No Angels (1955)
Director
White Christmas (1954)
Director
The Egyptian (1954)
Director
The Boy from Oklahoma (1954)
Director
Trouble Along the Way (1953)
Director
The Jazz Singer (1953)
Director
The Story of Will Rogers (1952)
Director
I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)
Director
Jim Thorpe – All-American (1951)
Director
Force of Arms (1951)
Director
The Breaking Point (1950)
Director
Bright Leaf (1950)
Director
Young Man with a Horn (1950)
Director
The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949)
Director
Flamingo Road (1949)
Director
My Dream Is Yours (1949)
Director
My Dream Is Yours (1949)
Executive Producer
Romance on the High Seas (1948)
Director
The Unsuspected (1947)
Director
The Unsuspected (1947)
Producer
Life with Father (1947)
Director
Night and Day (1946)
Director
Mildred Pierce (1945)
Director
Roughly Speaking (1945)
Director
Janie (1944)
Director
Passage to Marseille (1944)
Director
This Is the Army (1943)
Director
Mission to Moscow (1943)
Director
Casablanca (1942)
Director
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Director
Captains of the Clouds (1942)
Director
Dive Bomber (1941)
Director
The Sea Wolf (1941)
Director
Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Director
The Sea Hawk (1940)
Director
Virginia City (1940)
Director
Four Wives (1939)
Director
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)
Director
Daughters Courageous (1939)
Director
Sons of Liberty (1939)
Director
Dodge City (1939)
Director
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
Director
Four Daughters (1938)
Director
Four's a Crowd (1938)
Director
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Director
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938)
Director
The Perfect Specimen (1937)
Director
Kid Galahad (1937)
Director
Mountain Justice (1937)
Director
Marked Woman (1937)
Director
Stolen Holiday (1937)
Director
Black Legion (1937)
Director
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
Director
The Walking Dead (1936)
Director
Captain Blood (1935)
Director
Little Big Shot (1935)
Director
Bright Lights (1935)
Producer
Front Page Woman (1935)
Director
Black Fury (1935)
Director
The Case of the Curious Bride (1935)
Director
British Agent (1934)
Director
The Key (1934)
Director
Jimmy the Gent (1934)
Director
Mandalay (1934)
Director
Female (1933)
Director
The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
Director
Goodbye Again (1933)
Director
The Mayor of Hell (1933)
Director
Private Detective 62 (1933)
Director
The Keyhole (1933)
Director
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
Director
20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932)
Director
The Cabin in the Cotton (1932)
Director
Doctor X (1932)
Director
The Strange Love of Molly Louvain (1932)
Director
Alias the Doctor (1932)
Director
The Woman From Monte Carlo (1932)
Director
The Mad Genius (1931)
Director
God's Gift To Women (1931)
Director
Dämon des Meeres (1931)
Director
A Soldier's Plaything (1930)
Director
River's End (1930)
Director
Bright Lights (1930)
Director
The Matrimonial Bed (1930)
Director
Under a Texas Moon (1930)
Director
Mammy (1930)
Director
Hearts in Exile (1929)
Director
The Gamblers (1929)
Director
Madonna of Avenue A (1929)
Director
Noah's Ark (1929)
Director
Glad Rag Doll (1929)
Director
Tenderloin (1928)
Director
Good Time Charley (1927)
Director
The Desired Woman (1927)
Director
A Million Bid (1927)
Director
Der goldene Schmetterling (1926)
Director
Fiaker Nr. 13 (1926)
Director
Das Spielzeug von Paris (1925)
Director
Die Sklavenkönigin (1924)
Director
Die Lawine (1923)
Director
Der junge Medardus (1923)
Director
Sodom und Gomorrha (1922)
Director
Sodom und Gomorrha (1922)
Writer
Samson und Delila (1922)
Costume Design
Labyrinth des Grauens (1921)
Director
Drakula halála (1921)
Writer
Jön az öcsém (1919)
Director
Alraune (1918)
Director
Az utolsó hajnal (1917)
Director
A tolonc (1915)
Director
Az aranyásó (1914)
Director
Az Utolsó bohém (1913)
Director