Director, Roy Del Ruth, was born on Oct 18, 1893 in Delaware, USA. Del Ruth died at the age of 67 on Apr 27, 1961 in Sherman Oaks, CA and was laid to rest in San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Mission Hills, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
The Maltese Falcon (1931, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 28, 2019 From The Stop Button
Not to be too obvious, but I really wasn?t expecting a twist ending for The Maltese Falcon. But only because I?ve? read the book, seen the 1941 version, seen spoofs of it; I sort of figured I?d be able to guess the plot turns. And I did, right up until the end, when Falcon shows its been doing an en... Read full article
Taxi! (1932, )on Jul 12, 2013 From The Stop Button
Even when the story falls apart, Del Ruth’s direction still keeps Taxi! somewhat afloat. It only runs seventy minutes and the first half is pretty good stuff. When it starts, the film’s about one cab company trying to muscle out its competitors–Guy Kibbee and James Cagney being som... Read full article
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