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Stanley Kramer (September 29, 1913February 19, 2001) was a Jewish-American film director and producer. Six of his films received Academy Award nominations as best picture. Kramer was born in Brooklyn, New York, New York and graduated from New York University in 1933. He died in Woodland Hills, California. September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination of these attributes. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... A film producer oversees the making of movies. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... A map highlighting Brooklyn and the rest of New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... New York University (NYU) is a major research university in New York City. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Woodland Hills is a community within the City of Los Angeles. ...


His films, particularly those he directed, are often strongly politically liberal, dealing with nuclear war, racial prejudice, and creationism. This article discusses liberalism as a major political ideology, not the usage of the term in specific countries. ... Nuclear War is a card game designed by Douglas Malewicki, and originally published in 1966. ... THE FUTURE OF BRITAIN, LONG LIVE THE WHITES!!!!! ... This article is about the Abrahamic belief; creationism can also refer to origin beliefs in general or, centuries earlier, to an alternative to traducianism. ...


Filmography

As director

The Defiant Ones is a 1958 film which tells about two escaped prisoners who are shackled together, one white and one black, who must co-operate in order to survive. ... On the Beach is a post-apocalyptic end-of-the-world novel written by British author Nevil Shute after he had emigrated to Australia. ... Inherit the Wind is a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. ... Maximilian Schell and Richard Widmark in Judgment at Nuremberg Judgment at Nuremberg is a 1961 film which gives a fictionalized account of the post-World War II Nuremberg Trials. ... Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is a comedy movie that followed the Hollywood trend in the 1960s of producing gigantic and epic films as a way to woo audiences into movie theaters. ... Guess Whos Coming to Dinner is a 1967 award-winning comedy-drama movie starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, and Katharine Houghton. ...

As producer


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Stanley Kramer: Hollywood Renegade (586 words)
Sam Spiegel and Stanley Kramer represented the generation of independent producers who received their apprenticeships during the tail end of the studio system, and then came into their own as independent producers in the post-Paramount film industry.
Stanley Kramer, the fiercely independent filmmaker, continued to produce successful films well into the television era.
Stanley Kramer went independent at the end of World War II, in a joint venture with Armand S. Deutsch, one of the heirs to the Sears, Roebuck fortune.
Stanley Kramer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (96 words)
Stanley Kramer (September 29, 1913 February 19, 2001) was a Jewish-American film director and producer.
Kramer was born in New York, New York and graduated from New York University in 1933.
His films, particularly those he directed, are often strongly politically liberal, dealing with nuclear war, racial prejudice, and creationism.
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