Robert Siodmak Overview:

Director, Robert Siodmak, was born on Aug 8, 1900 in Dresden, Germany. Siodmak died at the age of 72 on Mar 10, 1973 in Locarno, Switzerland .



Although Siodmak was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1946Best DirectorThe Killers (1946)N/ANominated

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#Noirvember: Signature

By Virginie Pronovost on Nov 4, 2020 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

I’m quite excited to post my first article for #Noirvember 2020! I’ve decided to kick things off with an essay that I originally wrote for a class on film noir I attended during the last year of my bachelor degree in film studies. The work consisted of analysing the style of film noir di... Read full article

The Spiral Staircase (1945, )

on Oct 8, 2012 From The Stop Button

The Spiral Staircase opens with this lovely homage to silent cinema. Director Siodmak takes great care with the setting in time–Nicholas Musuraca’s sumptuous cinematography helps–and then Spiral becomes a waiting game. Certainly if Siodmak took such great care with one sequence, he... Read full article

Son of Dracula (1943, )

on Sep 4, 2008 From The Stop Button

Son of Dracula doesn’t open well. The first scene’s all right, but once Louise Allbritton shows up–in the second scene–things start to go downhill. Allbritton’s one of the film’s constant problems. She’s a terrible actress and, in a film in desperate need of... Read full article

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Nephew of producer Seymour Nebenzal.

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 1001-1005. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.

Brother of writer/director Curt Siodmak, brother-in-law of Henrietta Siodmak.

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