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Walter Lang

Source: Freebase

Walter Lang (August 10, 1896—February 7, 1972) was an American film director.

In 1926, Walter Lang directed his first silent film, The Red Kimona. In the mid 1930s, he was hired by 20th Century Fox where, as a director, he "painted" a number of the spectacular colorful musicals for which Fox Studios became famous for producing during the 1940s. One of Lang's most recognized films is his 1956 epic The King and I for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Directing.

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  • Born: August 10, 1896
  • Died: February 7, 1972 (Aged 75)
  • Occupation: Director

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