Michael Curtiz

24 Dec 1886 - 10 Apr 1962

Director

Michael Curtiz (December 24, 1886 — April 10, 1962) 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.

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Filmography (74 titles)

(movie, 1961)
···The Comancheros
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Role: Director
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 1959)
···The Hangman
Genre: Western
Role: Director
(movie, 1959)
···The Man in the Net
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Role: Director
(movie, 1958)
···King Creole
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical
Role: Director
(movie, 1957)
···The Helen Morgan Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Role: Director
Genre: Biography, Musical
Role: Director
(movie, 1956)
···The Vagabond King
Genre: Musical, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1955)
···We're No Angels
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1954)
···White Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1954)
···The Egyptian
Genre: History, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1954)
···The Boy from Oklahoma
Genre: Western
Role: Director
(movie, 1953)
···Trouble Along the Way
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Role: Director
(movie, 1952)
···The Jazz Singer
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1952)
···The Story of Will Rogers
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1951)
···Force of Arms
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Director
(movie, 1951)
···I'll See You in My Dreams
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Musical
Role: Director
(movie, 1951)
···Jim Thorpe -- All-American
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Role: Director
(movie, 1950)
···Young Man with a Horn
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1950)
···Bright Leaf
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1950)
···The Breaking Point
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Role: Director
(movie, 1949)
···Flamingo Road
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1949)
···My Dream Is Yours
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Role: Director
(movie, 1949)
···The Lady Takes a Sailor
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1947)
···Life with Father
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1947)
···The Unsuspected
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1945)
···Mildred Pierce
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1944)
···Janie
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1944)
···Passage to Marseille
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Role: Director
(movie, 1943)
···Mission to Moscow
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Director
(movie, 1943)
···This Is the Army
Genre: Comedy, Musical, War
Role: Director
(movie, 1942)
···Casablanca
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1942)
···Yankee Doodle Dandy
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Director
(movie, 1942)
···Captains of the Clouds
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Role: Director
(movie, 1941)
···Dive Bomber
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1940)
···The Sea Hawk
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1940)
···Virginia City
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1939)
···Daughters Courageous
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1939)
···Dodge City
Genre: Western
Role: Director
(movie, 1939)
···Four Wives
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1938)
···Angels with Dirty Faces
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1938)
···The Adventures of Robin Hood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1938)
···Four Daughters
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1938)
···Four's a Crowd
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1938)
···Gold Is Where You Find It
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western
Role: Director
(movie, 1937)
···Mountain Justice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1937)
···Stolen Holiday
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1937)
···The Perfect Specimen
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Role: Director
(movie, 1936)
···The Walking Dead
Genre: Crime, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Director
(movie, 1935)
···Captain Blood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1935)
···Front Page Woman
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1935)
···Little Big Shot
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1934)
···British Agent
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Role: Director
(movie, 1934)
···Jimmy the Gent
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1934)
···Mandalay
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1934)
···The Key
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1933)
···Female
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1933)
···Goodbye Again
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1933)
···Mystery of the Wax Museum
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1933)
···Private Detective 62
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1933)
···The Keyhole
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1932)
···Alias the Doctor
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1932)
···The Cabin in the Cotton
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1932)
···The Woman from Monte Carlo
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1931)
···The Mad Genius
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1930)
···A Soldier's Plaything
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Role: Director
(movie, 1930)
···Bright Lights
Genre: Drama, Musical
Role: Director
(movie, 1930)
···Mammy
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Role: Director
(movie, 1930)
···River's End
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Role: Director
(movie, 1930)
···The Matrimonial Bed
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1928)
···Noah's Ark
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Director