Director, Lewis Milestone, was born Lev Milstein on Sep 30, 1895 in Kishinev [now Chisinau], Moldova. Milestone died at the age of 85 on Sep 25, 1980 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
|1927/28||Best Director||Two Arabian Knights (1927)||N/A||Won|
|1929/30||Best Director||All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)||N/A||Won|
|1930/31||Best Director||The Front Page (1931)||N/A||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
Rain (1932, )By Andrew Wickliffe on May 10, 2019 From The Stop Button
Rain is an adaptation of an adaptation. Maxwell Anderson?s script is based on John Colton and Clemence Randolph?s stage script of a Somerset Maugham story. The story?s from 1921, the play first ran in 1922, Rain is from 1932. Maugham?s story is a first-person account, the play is not but does follow... Read full article
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 3, 2015 From The Stop Button
For the first act or so of All Quiet on the Western Front, director Milestone very gently puts the viewer amid the na?vet? of the film’s protagonists, a group of students who drop out to enlist (in the first World War). He opens with this gorgeously complicated shot–brilliantly edited by... Read full article
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