Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 646-649. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.
Has directed 8 performers to Oscar nominations: Joe Mantell, Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Shirley Knight, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Carolyn Jones, and Wendy Hiller. Borgnine (1956-Best Actor: Marty (1955)), Hiller (1959 - Best Supp. Actress - Separate Tables (1958)), and Niven (1959 - Best Actor: Separate Tables (1958)) won for their roles.
His Film and TV papers have been given to Vanderbillit University Libarary in Nashvillie.
President of the Directors Guild of America (DGA). [1967-1971]