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Rouben Mamoulian

Film Director / Theatre Director | * 10/07/1897 († 90, 12/04/1987) | Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]
Rouben Zachary Mamoulian ( roo-BEN mah-mool-YAHN, in Armenian: Ռուբէն Մամուլեան) (October 8, 1897 – December 4, 1987) was an Armenian-American film and theatre director. ()

Rouben Zachary Mamoulian (October 8, 1897 – December 4, 1987) was an Armenian-American film and theatre director. In the interview compilation book Directing the Film (Acrobat Books), Mamoulian declared a strong preference for a stylized look to his scenes, stating that he was more interested in creating a poetic look to his films than in showing ordinary realism. Parts of Becky Sharp, and almost the whole of Blood and Sand, with their heightened and artificial use of Technicolor, demonstrate what Mamoulian meant by this. He also wrote a book called Applause.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Music

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Movies with Rouben Mamoulian as Actor(4)

as Himself (archive footage)2001 Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood
as himself1983 The Horror of It All
as himself1969 Garbo

Movies with Rouben Mamoulian as Crew(23)

Writing/Theatre Play1959 Never Steal Anything Small
Directing/Director1957 Silk Stockings
Directing/Director1952 The Wild Heart
Directing/Director1948 Summer Holiday
Directing/Director1942 Rings on Her Fingers
Directing/Director1941 Blood and Sand
Directing/Director1940 The Mark of Zorro
Directing/Director1939 Golden Boy
Directing/Director1937 High, Wide, and Handsome
Directing/Director1936 The Gay Desperado
Directing/Director1935 Becky Sharp
Directing/Director1934 We Live Again
Directing/Director1933 The Song of Songs
Writing/Writer1933 The Song of Songs
Directing/Director1933 Queen Christina
Writing/Screenplay1933 Queen Christina
Directing/Director1932 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Production/Producer1932 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Directing/Director1932 Love Me Tonight
Production/Producer1932 Love Me Tonight
Editing/Editor1932 Love Me Tonight
Directing/Director1931 City Streets
Directing/Director1929 Applause

Born: 10/07 1897 (October) in Tbilisi
Died: Friday, 12/04 1987 (December) in Woodland Hills (aged: 90)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Educated at: Moscow State University, Faculty of Law
Employer: Eastman School of Music
Other names for Rouben Mamoulian (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Рубен Мамулян"
Rouben Mamoulian frequently works together with these people:
Travis Banton (6x, Crew)
Hans Dreier (4x, Crew)
Hermes Pan (4x, Crew)
Darryl F. Zanuck (3x, Crew)
Richard Day (3x, Crew)
C. Aubrey Smith (3x, Actor)
Brent Zacky (3x, Crew)
Alfred Newman (3x, Crew)
Stanley Andrews (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:495461, Added: 10/04/2018, Last updated: 09/12/2019