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Vincent Sherman

Vincent ShermanAKA Abram Orovitz

Born: 16-Jul-1906
Birthplace: Vienna, GA
Died: 18-Jun-2006
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Other (donated to USC Medical School)

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Young Philadelphians

[1] Associated Press obituary by Bob Thomas, 19 June 2006.

Mistress: Bette Davis (actress, on-set extramarital affair 1943-44)
Mistress: Rita Hayworth (actress, on-set affair, during Affair in Trinidad, 1952)
Mistress: Joan Crawford (actress, on-set affair during 3 films)
Wife: Hedda (m. for 53 years, d. 1984, one son, one daughter)
Son: Eric Sherman
Daughter: Hedwin Naimark
Girlfriend: Francine York (companion for 9 years, until his death)

    University: Oglethorpe University (1925)

    The Dream Merchants (12-May-1980)
    Bogie (4-Mar-1980)
    Lady of the House (14-Nov-1978)
    The Young Rebel (3-Nov-1967)
    The Second Time Around (22-Dec-1961)
    A Fever in the Blood (28-Jan-1961)
    Ice Palace (2-Jan-1960)
    The Young Philadelphians (21-May-1959)
    The Naked Earth (4-Feb-1958)
    The Garment Jungle (25-Apr-1957)
    Affair in Trinidad (30-Jun-1952)
    Lone Star (8-Feb-1952)
    Goodbye, My Fancy (30-May-1951)
    Harriet Craig (2-Nov-1950)
    The Damned Don't Cry (7-Apr-1950)
    Backfire (26-Jan-1950)
    The Hasty Heart (2-Dec-1949)
    Adventures of Don Juan (1-Dec-1948)
    The Unfaithful (5-Jun-1947)
    Nora Prentiss (21-Feb-1947)
    Janie Gets Married (14-Jun-1946)
    Pillow to Post (17-May-1945)
    Mr. Skeffington (25-May-1944)
    In Our Time (11-Feb-1944)
    Old Acquaintance (2-Nov-1943)
    The Hard Way (20-Feb-1943)
    All Through the Night (10-Jan-1942)
    Underground (18-Jun-1941)
    Flight from Destiny (8-Feb-1941)
    The Man Who Talked Too Much (28-Jun-1940)
    Saturday's Children (4-May-1940)
    The Return of Doctor X (23-Nov-1939)

    Broadway: The Golden Age (Apr-2003) · Himself
    Midnight Alibi (14-Jul-1934)
    Counsellor at Law (7-Dec-1933)

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Author of books:
Studio Affairs: My Life as a Film Director (1996, memoir)

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