Gordon Bau

Born: 1907
Died: 21 July 1975, Hollywood, Ca

Highlighted works

  • Rebel without a Cause

    James Dean plays a troubled young man with much to prove in this iconic film.

  • 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.

  • Dial M for Murder

    Dial M for Murder

    One of Hitchcock’s stagier thrillers, confined largely to a single set, where Grace Kelly kills in self-defence only to find herself accused of her attacker’s murder.

  • Rio Bravo

    Rio Bravo

    A decade after Red River (1947), Howard Hawks reteamed with John Wayne for this rambling western riffing on the director’s usual themes of friendship and professionalism.

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Undervalued on its initial release, this small-town drama has become a Christmas favourite, though its tearful affirmation is laced with darker emotions.

  • Cool Hand Luke

    Cool Hand Luke

    A classic Deep South prison movie with Paul Newman as a nonconformist struggling against the brutal inhumanity of the men in charge.


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