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Otto Preminger

Film Director, Actor (5-Dec-1906 — 23-Apr-1986)


Willi Frischauer. Behind the Scenes of Otto Preminger: An Unauthorised Biography. Joseph. 1973. 279pp.

Foster Hirsch. Otto Preminger: The Man Who Would Be King. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2007. 573pp.

Jacques Lourcelles. Otto Preminger. Seghers. 1965. 189pp.

Gerald Pratley. The Cinema of Otto Preminger. A. Zwemmer. 1971. 191pp.

Otto Preminger. Preminger: An Autobiography. New York: Doubleday. 1977. 208pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.571)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1189)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.843)

  9. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1134)

  10. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.269)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.432)

  12. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.401)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.322)

  14. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.696)

  15. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.679-81)

  16. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.397-99)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.585)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.405)

  19. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.104)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.339)

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