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George Stevens
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Sex:M
Age:70
Birth Date:December 18, 1904
Astrology Sign:Sagittarius
Chinese Sign: -
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Died Date:March 8, 1975
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Occupation:Film/TV Director

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GEORGE STEVENS
George Stevens

Biography:George Stevens (December 18, 1904 - March 8, 1975) was an American motion picture director, producer, writer and cinematographer. Born in Oakland, California, Stevens broke into the movie business as a cameraman, working on many Laurel and Hardy shorts. His first feature film was The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble in 1933.

In 1934 he got his first directing job, the slapstick Kentucky Kernels. His big break came when he directed Katharine Hepburn in Alice Adams in 1935. He went on in the late 1930s to direct several Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire movies, not only with the two actors together, but on their own.

Following World War II, in which he photographed the graphic scenes at the Dachau concentration camp, his films became more dramatic. I Remember Mama in 1948 was the last movie with comic scenes that he made. He was responsible for such classic films as A Place in the Sun, Shane, The Diary of Anne Frank, Giant and The Greatest Story Ever Told.

Stevens is the father of TV and film writer, producer, and director George Stevens, Jr., and the grandfather of TV and film producer and director Michael Stevens.

Stevens died on his ranch in Lancaster, California.

Achievements: (Filmography)
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
Giant (1957)
Shane (1953)
Gunga Din (1939)
Swing Time (1936)

Personality and Character Cards:
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George Stevens's Personality Tarot Card Strength - Personality Card

Birthday: December 18, 1904

A time for self-awareness involving courage, strength, and determination.


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George Stevens's Growth Tarot Card The Lovers

Birthday: December 18, 2010

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.

 

 

 

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