Leo McCarey (1898 - 1969) ليو مكاري

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American director and writer, born on October 3, 1898 in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Law school from the University of Southern California. He became famous in 1926 for persuading Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, who were working for Hal Roach Studios, to form a...Read more comedy duo. The following year, he directed their first film as partners, the short film Putting Pants on Philip, which became a huge hit in theaters and turned into an overnight movie. He won the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Director, and the Academy Award for Best Story. Among his most prominent works are The Second Hundred Year (1927), Liberty (1929), and Blotto (1930). He died on July 5, 1969 in Santa Monica, California.



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  • American director and writer, born on October 3, 1898 in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Law school from the University of Southern California. He became famous in 1926...Read more for persuading Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, who were working for Hal Roach Studios, to form a comedy duo. The following year, he directed their first film as partners, the short film Putting Pants on Philip, which became a huge hit in theaters and turned into an overnight movie. He won the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Director, and the Academy Award for Best Story. Among his most prominent works are The Second Hundred Year (1927), Liberty (1929), and Blotto (1930). He died on July 5, 1969 in Santa Monica, California.

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