Producer, Arthur Freed, was born Arthur Grossman on Sep 9, 1894 in Charleston, SC. Freed died at the age of 78 on Apr 12, 1973 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Freed was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award. However he won two Honorary Oscar Awards in 1951 and 1967 for distinguished service to the Academy and the production of six top-rated Awards telecasts .
|1940||Best Music - Song||Strike Up the Band (1940)||N/A||Nominated|
Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)
|1951||IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD||Arthur Freed|
|1967||Honorary Award||for distinguished service to the Academy and the production of six top-rated Awards telecasts|
Classics in the Carolinas:on Mar 19, 2013 From Comet Over Hollywood
Comet Over Hollywood is doing a mini-series of ?Classics in the Carolinas.? I?ll be spotlighting classic movie related topics in South Carolina (my home state) and North Carolina (where I currently live and work). Annie Get Your Gun, Bandwagon, Singin’ in the Rain and Meet Me in St. Louis are ... Read full article
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