Wise replaced the original director on the horror film The Curse of ... Blood on the Moon (1948), a noir Western starring Robert Mitchum as ... Academy of Film and Television Arts nominated it for Best Film.


Robert Wise, Director: West Side Story. ... At age nineteen, the avid moviegoer came into the film business through an odd job ... Presidents of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) ... Star Trek: The Motion Picture Director.


WISE, ROBERT EARL (1914–2005), U.S. film producer and director. ... and as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1985 to 1988.


Sep 15, 2005 ... Obituary: Industrious and versatile film director whose work ranged from ... editing making a significant contribution to the film's artistic success.


Sep 15, 2005 ... Robert Wise, Film Director, Dies at 91 ... Mr. Wise conceded that "as a work of art" the original Welles version was better, but he defended his ...


"Star Trek: The Motion Picture" is Wise's 38th film as a director in a distinguished ... and before long, he was being given opportunities to try his hand at the art.


Robert Wise is one of America's most underappreciated filmmakers. ... about our expectations of what a director should be than the quality of his films. .... He also didn't enjoy long-running artistic collaborations with big time movie stars, à la ...


However, Wise's breakthrough as a "money director" came with West Side Story ... And The Hindenburg came out too late in the '70s disaster film cycle to ... the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Robert Wise has remained a very  ...


Harry Kreisler interviews Robert Wise on his film career. ... and a director, Mr. Wise was also President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, and ...