Thomas Leo McCarey (October 3, 1898 – July 5, 1969) was an American film director, ... recognized early on for its importance by being selected for the permanent collection of the recently formed Museum Of Modern Art in New York City.


Leo McCarey - Director - Films as Director:, Other Films:, Publications on Film Reference. ... Awards: Oscar for Best Direction for The Awful Truth , 1937; Oscars for Best .... McCarey's formative years as an artist were spent working with the great ...


Leo McCarey directed Laurel and Hardy in their first team efforts, Carey Grant ... a pantheon director, and his contributons to cinema and popular culture are vast; ... a good, readable source of facts and insights regarding the artist and his work.


Dec 12, 2017 ... The Notebook is the North American home for Locarno Film Festival Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian's blog. Chatrian has been writing thoughtful ...


Oct 3, 2014 ... My rankings of the 4 Leo McCarey/Cary Grant films. ... leading lady Irene Dunne and the first of director McCarey's two Oscars for best director.


Yet McCarey is one of the unsung masters of American film comedy, ... and entered the movie business in 1918, when he became an assistant to director Tod Browning. .... McCarey's art could not help but undercut his politics, his emphasis on ...


Rainbow Productions, the corporate alter ego of writer-producer-director Leo ... The film was based on McCarey's own original story, which he developed into a ... as writer-producer-director on Going My Way made him the highest paid artist in ...


Mar 8, 2015 ... This weekend it's screening the great Duck Soup, which is not only their best film but also one of director Leo McCarey's finest comedic displays ...


Feb 19, 2018 ... The genius of Leo McCarey as seen by Carlo Chatrian ... have to start with the comic brilliance in which his artistic career was rooted, ... Most critics rightly underline the masterly control exerted by McCarey over every aspect of filmmaking, from directing the ... He called him a director who “films emotions”.