Sam Comer

Born: 1893
Died: 27 December 1974, La Jolla, Calif.

Highlighted works

  • One-eyed Jacks

    One-eyed Jacks

    The first and only film directed by Marlon Brando is a captivatingly off-beat, slow-burn revenge western of great beauty and vision.

  • Vertigo


    A former detective with a fear of heights is hired to follow a woman apparently possessed by the past, in Alfred Hitchcock’s timeless thriller about obsession.

  • Sunset Blvd.

    Sunset Blvd.

    The most caustic of European émigré directors, Wilder explored the movie industry and the delusions of stardom in Hollywood’s great poison pen letter to itself.

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    The coming of civilisation brings an end to the wildness of the west in John Ford’s elegiac late film teaming John Wayne and James Stewart.

  • The Lady Eve

    The Lady Eve

    Glamorous conwoman Barbara Stanwyck gets millionaire boffin Henry Fonda in her sights in Preston Sturges’s sparkling screwball comedy.


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