Pandro S. Berman Movies List

Pandro S. Berman
Pandro S. Berman
28-03-1905
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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Pandro S. Berman Filmography

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Move
Move ( English )
Artist: Elliott Gould , Paula Prentiss , Geneviève Waïte , John Larch , Joe Silver
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Music Director: Marvin Hamlisch
Release date: 31-07-1970
Justine
Justine ( English )
Director: George Cukor
Music Director: Jerry Goldsmith
Release Year: 1969
Honeymoon Hotel
Honeymoon Hotel ( English )
Director: Henry Levin
Release date: 03-06-1964
The Prize
The Prize ( English )
Director: Mark Robson
Music Director: Jerry Goldsmith
Release date: 25-12-1963
Sweet Bird of Youth
Sweet Bird of Youth ( English )
Director: Richard Brooks
Release date: 31-08-1962
Una venus en visón
Una venus en visón ( English )
Director: Daniel Mann
Music Director: Bronislau Kaper
Release date: 04-11-1960
The Brothers Karamazov
Director: Richard Brooks
Music Director: Bronislau Kaper
Release date: 20-02-1958
Something of Value
Something of Value ( English )
Director: Richard Brooks
Music Director: Miklós Rózsa
Release date: 10-05-1957
Bhowani Junction
Bhowani Junction ( English )
Director: George Cukor
Release date: 01-05-1956
Quentin Durward
Quentin Durward ( English )
Director: Richard Thorpe
Music Director: Bronislau Kaper
Release date: 23-11-1955
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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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