William Keighley

William Keighley

After Cecil B. DeMille left the show, Keighley became the new host for CBS Radio's "Lux Radio Theater" (1945-1955).

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 531-535. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.

His last name is pronounced "Kee-lee", not, as is often mispronounced, "Kye-lee".

The original director of The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), he was replaced by Michael Curtiz when the production--Warners' most expensive up to that time--fell behind schedule and the studio didn't like the way the action sequences were turning out.