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Director, John Cromwell, was born Elwood Dager Cromwell on Dec 23, 1887 in Toledo, OH. Cromwell died at the age of 91 on Sep 26, 1979 in Santa Barbara, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Caged (1950, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jun 19, 2016 From The Stop Button

Max Steiner does the music for Caged, which is strange to think about because Caged barely has any music. Director Cromwell instead emphasizes the silence, especially as the film opens. Right after the opening credits, which do have music, Caged gets very quiet. “Silence” reads all the w... Read full article


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Robert Altman's A Wedding (1978) was shot during the summer of 1977 principally on the Armour estate in Lake Bluff, IL. Every shooting day Cromwell and Ruth Nelson could be seen, in costume, in a small first-floor room set aside for them. Sometimes, they could be seen talking, but most often they each were absorbed reading books.

Often appeared on screen in uncredited cameos in films which he directed.

Ex-father-in-law of Julie Cobb.

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