John Michael Frankenheimer (February 19, 1930 – July 6, 2002) was an American film and ..... In 1981, Frankenheimer travelled to Japan to shoot the cult martial-arts action film The Challenge, with Scott Glenn and legendary Japanese ... He earlier had an uncredited cameo as a TV director in his 1977 film Black Sunday.


John Frankenheimer, Director: The Manchurian Candidate. Born in New York and ... He loved movies and his favorite actor was Robert Mitchum. He decided he ...


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Nov 5, 2006 ... Frankenheimer's first film grew literally out of television; it was an ... that it tends to dwarf the others in critical assessments of its director's work. .... may not have been ready to confront in his art the consequences of male vanity.


Jul 8, 2002 ... In 1969, a critic and biographer of director John Frankenheimer, who has died of a stroke aged 72, wrote: "In the comparatively brief span of 10 ...


Jul 6, 2012 ... Few filmmakers these days name John Frankenheimer as an influence. ... on the set of martial arts actioner “The Challenge” in 1981 that he checked himself ... 2002, only a month after dropping out of the director's chair on the ...


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One of the few still undiscovered treasures of American 70's cinema, John... more ... director John Frankenheimer quickly became a Hollywood wunderkind after .... train smuggling works of art from Paris to Berlin during the French liberation.


John Frankenheimer facts: Though American director John Frankenheimer (born ... While Lumet went on to have a solid film career, Frankenheimer also made the ... for Nazi Germany loaded with French art and the intrigue that surrounded it.