Directors Who Dominate: Robert Wise

David Conrad

David is the author of AKIRA KUROSAWA AND MODERN JAPAN. He has a Ph.D. in history from the University of Texas at Austin and loves period pieces, classics, and arthouse. He has also read nearly every word J.R.R. Tolkien ever wrote. @davidaconrad

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  1. Jandy says:

    His early work with producer Val Lewton is also pretty solid – The Body Snatcher (1945) especially, but I enjoy Curse of the Cat People (1944) as well, even though it’s not quite as evocative as Jacques Tourneur’s original Cat People (1942). And for noir, 1947’s Born to Kill is excellent and underseen.