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Bert Salzman

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Bert Salzman
BornSeptember 2, 1931
DiedNovember 29, 2016(2016-11-29) (aged 85)
Sonoma, California, United States
OccupationScreenwriter, film director

Bert Salzman (September 2, 1931 – November 29, 2016) was an American writer and film director.[1] He won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for directing Angel and Big Joe (1975).[2]

Early life

Bert Salzman was born in 1931 in New York City and grew up in an orphanage. He never completed high school and became self-educated. As a young boy, he became interested with painting. At the age of 17, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and fought in the Korean War.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Alexander, Geoff; Prelinger, Rick (2010-08-22). Academic Films for the Classroom: A History. McFarland. pp. 179–. ISBN 9780786458707. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Angel and Big Joe". The New York Times. Archived from the original on May 20, 2011. Retrieved May 24, 2008.
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