William Wyler


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Noun1.William Wyler - United States filmmaker (1902-1981)William Wyler - United States filmmaker (1902-1981)
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German-born Jewish director William Wyler went along on suicidal missions aboard a B-17, knowing that even if he survived being shot down the Nazis would murder him anyway.
William Wyler, who won an Oscar for the 1959 epic Ben Hur, flew with the US Eighth Air Force on daring World War II missions from England.
Director William Wyler flew actual combat missions with B-17s for "The Cold Blue." The 1943 color footage for the World War II documentary has been restored and will be screened on Thursday at select cinemas.
For example, in William Wyler's "Jezebel" (1938), Bette Davis, in the title role, plays Julie, a strong-willed Southern belle who manages to lose her love interest, Pres (Henry Fonda).
Since ancient times, lepers have been treated as outcasts (as we saw in most brutal form in William Wyler's 1959 classic "Ben-Hur"), and not much has changed for Beshay in the present day.
He walked to the courthouse with a copy of "A Talent for Trouble," the 1997 biography of "Ben-Hur" film director William Wyler, according to CNN.
Hap Arnold and a Hollywood director, William Wyler, who had volunteered to serve his country in the best way he knew how.
But look, among my favourite directors is William Wyler, who never came out of the same hole twice.
The film was directed by William Wyler and Produced by Samuel Goldwyn.