Sam Spiegel

Born: 11 November 1903, Jaroslav
Died: 31 December 1985, Saint Martin

Highlighted works

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    Alec Guinness plays a WWII British colonel whose perverse sense of duty leads him to help his Japanese captors build a bridge.

  • On the Waterfront

    On the Waterfront

    Elia Kazan’s gripping tale of racket busting on the New Jersey docklands provides a showcase for the Method acting of Marlon Brando and Rod Steiger.

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    An eccentric English officer inspires the Arabs to unite against the Turks during WWI in David Lean’s seven Oscar-winner, an epic in every sense.

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