Charles D. Brown

Born: 1 July 1887, Council Bluffs,Iowa
Died: 25 November 1948, Hollywood, Calif.

Highlighted works

  • The Big Sleep

    The Big Sleep

    Howard Hawks reteamed Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall for this stylish and seductive adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s labyrinthine private-eye novel.

  • It Happened One Night

    It Happened One Night

    Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable strike sparks in one of the first, greatest and – despite the American censor – sexiest of romantic screwball comedies.

  • 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.

  • Notorious

    Notorious

    In one of Hitchcock’s darkest thrillers, a traitor’s daughter is engaged by an American agent to get close to one of her father’s Nazi associates.

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