Richard Day

Born: 1896, Victoria, B.C.
Died: 1972

Highlighted works

  • The Grapes of Wrath

    The Grapes of Wrath

    Novelist John Steinbeck’s great chronicle of Depression-era America reached the screen in director John Ford’s stark and powerful adaptation.

  • 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.

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    A Streetcar Named Desire

    Elia Kazan’s film of Tennessee Williams’s sweltering melodrama features an early and career-defining performance from Marlon Brando.

  • Greed

    Greed

    Silent cinema’s most famous ‘lost’ film, Erich von Stroheim’s monumental study of three ordinary lives destroyed by avarice was ruinously edited down by the studio.

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