J. Walter Ruben Overview:

Director, J. Walter Ruben, was born on Aug 14, 1899 in New York City, NY. Ruben died at the age of 43 on Aug 16, 1942 in Hollywood, CA .



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The Phantom of Crestwood (1932, )

on Oct 16, 2013 From The Stop Button

When the politics of a murder mystery are more interesting than the mystery, there’s a bit of a problem. The Phantom of Crestwood involves a woman of the world (Karen Morley) blackmailing her former lovers so she can get out of the professional mistress life. Why’s it so easy to blackmai... Read full article

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Died of a heart ailment in 1942, complicated by a streptococcus infection brought on by the stresses of filming the movie Tennessee Johnson (1942).

A graduate of Columbia University, J. Walter Ruben worked briefly as a stage actor, publicity flack, and vaudeville gagwriter before becoming a regional distributor for the newly formed MGM in 1924. He graduated to screenwriting in 1927, to directing in 1931, and later moved in producing.

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