Fred Zinnemann

Born: 29 April 1907, Vienna
Died: 14 March 1997, London

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Highlighted works

  • High Noon

    High Noon

    Gary Cooper won an Oscar for his role as Marshal Will Kane, forced to stand alone when an outlaw he put away returns from prison.

  • A Man for all Seasons

    A Man for all Seasons

    Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas More falls foul of King Henry VIII in Fred Zinnemann’s Oscar-winning adaptation of Robert Bolt’s stage success.

  • The Day of the Jackal

    The Day of the Jackal

    With French police on his trail, a mysterious English assassin attempts to kill President de Gaulle in this gripping adaptation of Frederick Forsyth’s thriller.

  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    The bitter WWI experiences of ordinary German soldiers are vividly recreated in this celebrated early sound adaptation of Eric Maria Remarque’s classic novel.

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