Douglas Sirk Overview:

Director, Douglas Sirk, was born Hans Detlef Sierck on Apr 26, 1897 in Hamburg, Germany. Sirk died at the age of 89 on Jan 14, 1987 in Lugano, Switzerland and was laid to rest in Cemetery of Castagnola in Lugano, Switzerland.

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Lured (1947, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 9, 2019 From The Stop Button

If Lured had gone just a little bit differently, it could?ve kicked off a franchise for Lucille Ball and George Sanders. He?s the high society snob, she?s the New York girl in London, they solve mysteries. But Lured isn?t their detective story; it?s Charles Coburn?s detective story, they?re just the... Read full article


Lured (1947, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 9, 2019 From The Stop Button

If Lured had gone just a little bit differently, it could?ve kicked off a franchise for Lucille Ball and George Sanders. He?s the high society snob, she?s the New York girl in London, they solve mysteries. But Lured isn?t their detective story; it?s Charles Coburn?s detective story, they?re just the... Read full article


Lured (1947, )

on Apr 9, 2019 From The Stop Button

If Lured had gone just a little bit differently, it could?ve kicked off a franchise for Lucille Ball and George Sanders. He?s the high society snob, she?s the New York girl in London, they solve mysteries. But Lured isn?t their detective story; it?s Charles Coburn?s detective story, they?re just the... Read full article


Lured (1947, )

on Apr 9, 2019 From The Stop Button

If Lured had gone just a little bit differently, it could?ve kicked off a franchise for Lucille Ball and George Sanders. He?s the high society snob, she?s the New York girl in London, they solve mysteries. But Lured isn?t their detective story; it?s Charles Coburn?s detective story, they?re just the... Read full article


All That Heaven Allows (1955, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 17, 2018 From The Stop Button

The third act of All That Heaven Allows is all about agency. Who has it, how they avoid it, why they avoid it. For a while it seems like it?s about Jane Wyman having it, then about Rock Hudson having it. Wyman?s always implied agency, right from the start. Hudson, who doesn?t have a scene from his o... Read full article


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Douglas Sirk Facts
In 1980 the organizers of the Cannes Film Festival wanted him to be President of the Jury. The telegram sent to their Hollywood office was to read, "Request Douglas Sirk for jury". However, a typo and an extra comma resulted in it reading, "Request Douglas, Kirk for jury". Kirk Douglas became the President of the 1980 jury.

Was voted the 38th Greatest Director of all time by Entertainment Weekly.

Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 779-782. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.

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