Irving Rapper (January 6, 1898 – December 20, 1999) was a film director. Events 1066 - Harold Godwinson is crowned King of England. 1205 - Philip of Swabia becomes King Year 1898 ( MDCCCXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 69 - Vespasian, formerly a general under Nero, enters Rome to claim the title of Emperor. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Overall, his most successful body of work is comprised of the ten films Rapper made while under contract with Warner Bros.
Born in London on January 16, 1898, Rapper emigrated to the United States and became an actor and stage director on Broadway while studying at New York University. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located New York University ( NYU) is a private, Nonsectarian, Coeducational Research University in New York City. In 1936, he journeyed westward to Hollywood, where he was hired by Warner Bros. as an assistant director and dialogue coach. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc (or Warner Bros, Warner Bros Pictures) is one of the world's largest producers of Film and He proved invaluable in translating and mediating for non-native English-speaking directors. By the early 1940s, he had metamorphosed into the one of the hottest directors on the Warner Bros. lot.
He made his directing debut with the 1941 film Shining Victory, in which his friend, Bette Davis, appeared as a show of support for him. Shining Victory is a 1941 film based on the play Jupiter Laughs, by A Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5 1908 – October 6 1989 was an American actress of Film, Television and Theatre. He would go on to direct her in four more films: Now, Voyager (1942), The Corn Is Green (1945), Deception (1946), and Another Man's Poison (1952). Now Voyager is a 1942 American Drama film directed by Irving Rapper. The Corn Is Green is a 1945 Drama film starring Bette Davis as a schoolteacher determined to bring education to a Welsh Coal mining This article is about the 1946 version of the film For the 2008 film starring Hugh Jackman and Ewan McGregor see Deception (2008 film. Another Man's Poison is a 1951 British Drama film directed by Irving Rapper. Rapper's film, One Foot in Heaven (1941), earned an Oscar nomination for best film. One Foot in Heaven is a 1941 biographical film which follows the life of a minister and his family as they move from parish to parish "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. He worked with such performers as Fredric March, Kirk Douglas, Eve Arden, Claude Rains, and Ronald Reagan. Fredric March ( August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was an American two-time Academy Award and Tony Award -winning Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; December 9, Eve Arden ( April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was an Academy Award -nominated and Emmy -winning American William Claude Rains (10 November &ndash30 May) was an English award-winning Actor and Film star whose career spanned 47 years
Perhaps his best film in another studio other than Warner Bros. was The Brave One (1956), which earned then-blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo an Academy Award for his original screenplay. Dalton Trumbo ( December 9, 1905 &ndash September 10, 1976) was an American Screenwriter and Novelist, "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film.
Near the end of his directorial career, Rapper made two more films for Warner Bros. , 1958's Marjorie Morningstar, based on Herman Wouk's novel, and The Miracle, a 1959 remake of the 1912 Austrian film Das Mirakel. Marjorie Morningstar is a 1958 Melodrama Film based on the 1955 novel of the same name. Herman Wouk ( "woke" born May 27, 1915) is a bestselling American Author with a number of notable Novels to his The Miracle is a 1959 remake of a 1912 German film Das Mirakel directed by Cherry Kearton and Max Reinhardt A " remake' " is a term used to described something that has been done again sometimes with better Quality, and usually with more features Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich Das Mirakel (" The Miracle " is a short movie directed by Cherry Kearton and Max Reinhardt and released in 1912. Both versions of The Miracle were based on the famous stage pantomime by Karl Vollmöller and Max Reinhardt. Karl Gustav Vollmõller (May 7 1878 - October 18 1948 was a German Playwright and Screenwriter. Max Reinhardt ( September 9, 1873 - October 30, 1943) was an Austrian (later naturalised American) theatre and film
Other biopics directed by Rapper include The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944), Pontius Pilate (1962) and his very last film, the 1978 flop Born Again, about convicted Watergate conspirator and former Richard Nixon aide Charles Colson. The Adventures of Mark Twain is a 1944 Live action Biographical film. Born Again was a 1978 film depicting the involvement of Charles W The Watergate scandals were a series of Political scandals during the presidency of Richard Nixon that resulted in the Indictment of several of Nixon's Kingdoms in Conflict (1988 but I don't know where--> Charles (Chuck Wendell Colson (born October 16
Rapper died at the age of 101 on December 20, 1999 at the Motion Picture and Television Fund home in suburban Los Angeles, where he had been a resident since 1995. Events 69 - Vespasian, formerly a general under Nero, enters Rome to claim the title of Emperor. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West