Director, Martin Ritt, was born on Mar 2, 1914 in New York City, NY. Ritt died at the age of 76 on Dec 8, 1990 in Santa Monica, CA and was cremated and his ashes given to family or friend.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Ritt was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1963||Best Director||Hud (1963)||N/A||Nominated|
Paris Blues (1961, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Feb 18, 2017 From The Stop Button
It?d be easily to blame Paris Blues?s lack of success on the screenplay. With three credited screenwriters and another with the adaptation, there?s literally not enough going on the film to keep it going for the ninety-eight minute runtime. There?s filler, whether it?s a jazz number or a scenic Pari... Read full article
Hud (1963, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 2, 2014 From The Stop Button
Every once in a while in Hud, it seems like Paul Newman's eponymous lead character might do something selfless. Not redemptive or nice, but selfless. It's not the point of the film and not one of its promises–it's just visible how significant it would be for Brandon De Wilde, pl... Read full article
See all articles