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Full Name  Karoly Vidor
Name  Charles Vidor
Years active  1929-1959

Occupation  Film director
Cause of death  Heart attack
Role  Film director
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Born  27 July 1900 (1900-07-27) Budapest, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary)
Died  June 4, 1959, Vienna, Austria
Spouse  Doris Warner (m. 1945–1959)
Children  Quentin Vidor, Michael Karoly, Brian Vidor
Nominations  Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film
Movies  Gilda, A Farewell to Arms, Cover Girl, The Swan, A Song to Remember
Similar People  Glenn Ford, Rita Hayworth, George Macready, Evelyn Keyes, George Cukor

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Charles Vidor (July 27, 1900 – June 4, 1959) was a Hungarian film director.

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1957 - A farewell to arms - Hollywood meets Bruneck - Brunico


Life and career

Born Károly Vidor to a Jewish family in Budapest, Hungary, he served in the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I. He first came to prominence during the final years of the silent film era. (He is not related to fellow director King Vidor [1894–1982].)

Among his film successes are The Bridge (1929), Cover Girl (1944), A Song to Remember (1945), Gilda (1946), The Loves of Carmen (1948), Love Me or Leave Me (1955), The Swan (1956), The Joker Is Wild (1957), and A Farewell to Arms (1957).

In 1946 he sued Columbia.

He was married four times:

  • Frances Varone 1927–1931
  • the actress Karen Morley 1932–1943
  • the actress Evelyn Keyes 1943–1945
  • Doris Warner, daughter of Warner Bros. President Harry Warner, 1945–1959 (until his death)
  • Death

    Charles Vidor died in Vienna, Austria, from a heart attack, aged 58. He was in the midst of making Song Without End, and was replaced as director by George Cukor. He was entombed at Home of Peace Cemetery in the same mausoleum as Harry Warner.

    Recognition

    Vidor has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6676 Hollywood Boulevard for his contribution to motion pictures.

    References

    Charles Vidor Wikipedia


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