George Cukor

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George Cukor 1899-1983

American film director. Born in New York, worked as a stage producer before his dialogue direction for All Quiet on the Western Front led to work for Paramount then RKO and MGM. DirectedKatharine Hepburnin her first film, "A Bill of Divorcement." Noted for his graceful and witty work, especially with actresses.

Tarnished Lady (1931), Girls About Town (1931), A Bill of Divorcement (1932), Rockabye (1932), Our Betters (1932), What Price Hollywood? (1932), Dinner At Eight (1933), Little Women (1933), David Copperfield (1934), Sylvia Scarlett (1935), Romeo and Juliet (1936), Holiday (1938), Zaza (1938), The Women (1939), Gone With The Wind (started, replaced by Victor Fleming and Sam Wood) (1939), The Women (1939), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Two-Faced Woman (1941), A Woman's Face (1941), Her Cardboard Lover (1942), Keeper of the Flame (1942), Gaslight (1944), Winged Victory (1944), A Double Life (1948), Edward, My Son (1948), Adam's Rib (1949), Born Yesterday (1950), A Life of Her Own (1950), The Model (1951), The Marrying Kind (1952), Pat and Mike (1952), The Actress (1953), A Star is Born (1954), It Should Happen to You (1954), Bhowani Junction (1956), Les Girls (1957), Wild Is the Wind (1957), Heller in Pink Tights (1959), Let's Make Love (1960), The Chapman Report (1962), My Fair Lady (1964), Justine (1969), Travels With My Aunt (1972), The Blue Bird (1976), Rich and Famous (1981).