Pandro S. Berman Movies List

Pandro S. Berman
Pandro S. Berman
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Actor Pandro S. Berman Filmography

Showing 1 to 10 of 65 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 65 movies
Alexandria – Treibhaus der Sünde
Justine ( English )
Director: George Cukor
Music Director: Jerry Goldsmith
Released Date: 01-01-1969
Nászutas lakosztály
Honeymoon Hotel ( English )
Director: Henry Levin
Released Date: 03-06-1964
The Prize ( English )
Director: Mark Robson
Music Director: Jerry Goldsmith
Released Date: 25-12-1963
Сладкопойната птица на младостта
Sweet Bird of Youth ( English )
Director: Richard Brooks
Released Date: 31-08-1962
La Vénus au vison
BUtterfield 8 ( English )
Director: Daniel Mann
Music Director: Bronislau Kaper
Released Date: 04-11-1960
A Karamazov testvérek
Director: Richard Brooks
Music Director: Bronislau Kaper
Released Date: 20-02-1958
Qualcosa che vale
Something of Value ( English )
Director: Richard Brooks
Music Director: Miklós Rózsa
Released Date: 10-05-1957
Bhowani csomópont
Bhowani Junction ( English )
Director: George Cukor
Released Date: 01-05-1956
Las aventuras de Quintin Durward
Quentin Durward ( English )
Director: Richard Thorpe
Music Director: Bronislau Kaper
Released Date: 23-11-1955
Szkolna dżungla
Blackboard Jungle ( English )
Director: Richard Brooks
Released Date: 25-03-1955
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Showing 1 to 10 of 65 movies

Pandro S. Berman Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pandro Samuel Berman (March 28, 1905 – July 13, 1996) also known as Pan Berman, was an American film producer. Pandro was an assistant director during the 1920s under Mal St. Clair and Ralph Ince. In 1930, Berman was hired as a film editor at RKO Radio Pictures, then became an assistant producer. When RKO supervising producer William LeBaron walked out during production of the ill-fated The Gay Diplomat (1931), Berman took over LeBaron's responsibilities, remaining in the post until 1939. After David O. Selznick became chief of production at RKO in October 1931, Berman managed to survive Selznick's general firing of most of the staff. Selznick named Berman producer for the adaptation of Fannie Hurst's short story Night Bell, a tale of a Jewish doctor's rise out of the Lower East Side ghetto to the height of becoming a Park Avenue physician, which Selznick personally retitled Symphony of Six Million. He ordered Berman to have references to ethnic life in the Jewish ghetto restored. The movie was a box-office and critical success. Both Selznick and Berman were proud of the picture, with Berman later saying it was the "first good movie" he had produced. The Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers musicals were in production during the Berman regime, Katharine Hepburn rose to prominence, and such RKO classics as The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Gunga Din (both 1939) were completed. Upset when an RKO power-play diminished his authority, Berman left for MGM in 1940, where he oversaw such productions as Ziegfeld Girl (1941), National Velvet (1944), The Bribe (1949), Father of the Bride (1950), Blackboard Jungle (1955) and BUtterfield 8 (1960). He survived several executive shake-ups at MGM and remained there until 1963, then went into independent production, closing out his career with the unsuccessful Move (1970). Berman was the winner of the 1976 Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. Six of his films were nominated for Academy Award for Best Picture: The Gay Divorcee (1934), Alice Adams and Top Hat (both 1935), Stage Door (1937), Father of the Bride (1950), and Ivanhoe (1952). Death Berman died of congestive heart failure on July 13, 1996 in his Beverly Hills home, aged 91. He was buried at the Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, California.

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