Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945." Pages 677-683. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.
Directed 4 actresses to Oscar nominations: Barbara O'Neil (Best Supporting Actress, All This, and Heaven Too (1940)), Barbara Stanwyck (Best Actress, Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)), Olivia de Havilland (Best Actress, The Snake Pit (1948)), and Ingrid Bergman (Best Actress, Anastasia (1956)). Bergman won an Oscar for her performance in Litvak's film.
Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1955.