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Director, Samuel Fuller, was born Samuel Michael Fuller on Aug 12, 1912 in Worcester, MA. Fuller died at the age of 85 on Oct 30, 1997 in Hollywood, CA .



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The Big Red One (1980, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 1, 2019 From The Stop Button

The Big Red One is a fairly even split between action and conversation. The film tracks a single squad as they start fighting in North Africa, follow the war into the Mediterranean, participate in D-Day, then go east. The film skips to each event. There?s usually some epilogue to the event, somethin... Read full article

's The Naked Kiss

By Rick29 on May 1, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

After pummeling her pimp with a shoe and spraying him with seltzer water, a bald prostitute takes the $75 he owes her. Two years later, Kelly (Constance Towers) gets off the bus in Grantville, an idyllic community. She meets Griff (Anthony Eisley), the local police captain, and after some blatant f... Read full article

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Biography in John Wakeman, editor, "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985," pp. 375-382. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.

Served as a rifleman in the U.S. 1st Infantry Division during World War II. Fuller saw action in North Africa, Sicily, Omaha Beach on D-Day, and then on through Europe to Czechoslovakia. He was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart. He later used many of his war experiences in The Big Red One (1980).

Close friend of Richard Brooks since the days when they were both reporters in New York.

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