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us: Heerman, Victor, 1893-1977

  • [Victor Heerman (1893-1977) was an English-American film director and screenwriter.]
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        (naf) England
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        (naf) Great Britain
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        (naf) United States
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        (naf) Surrey (England)
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        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
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        (lcsh) Motion pictures--Production and direction
          (lcsh) Motion picture authorship
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            (itoamc) Motion picture director
              (raam) Scriptwriter
                (lcsh) Motion picture producers and directors
                  (lcsh) Screenwriters
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                • found: Animal crackers [VR] 1984: credits (Victor Heerman)
                • found: Halliwell's Filmgoer's companion, 1985 (Victor Heerman; b. 1892; Anglo-American film director)
                • found: NUCMC data from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Library for His Papers, 1923-1976 (Victor Heerman; director and screenwriter; d. 1977)
                • found: Internet movie database, via WWW, Aug. 21, 2012 (Victor Heerman; b. Aug. 27, 1893 in Surrey, England; m. to Sarah Y. Mason (1920); d. Nov. 3, 1977 in Los Angeles, Calif.; director, writer)
                • found: Wikipedia, August 15, 2014 (Victor Heerman (August 27, 1893-November 3, 1977); English-American screenwriter, film director, and film producer)
                • found: Victor Heerman papers, via Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library website, August 15, 2014: biography/history (Victor Heerman (1893-1977) was born near London, and was educated in private and public schools in New York City. Heerman moved to Los Angeles around 1913 and became a director in the late 1910s, working for Mack Sennett, Paramount, and others. Shortly after directing "Animal Crackers" in 1930, Heerman began to concentrate on screenwriting. He received an Academy Award for adapting the screenplay for "Little Women" (1933), which he co-scripted with his wife, Sarah Y. Mason. Other credits by the screenwriting pair include "Stella Dallas" (1937) and "Pride and Prejudice" (1940). Heerman retired around 1954.) {}
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                • [Victor Heerman (1893-1977) was an English-American film director and screenwriter.]
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