Zanuck

noun
United States filmmaker whose works include the first full-length feature film with sound sequences (1902-1979)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑film maker, ↑filmmaker, ↑film producer, ↑movie maker

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  • Zanuck — ist der Familienname von Darryl F. Zanuck (1902–1979), US amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur Lili Fini Zanuck (* 1954), US amerikanische Filmproduzentin und Filmregisseurin Richard D. Zanuck (* 1934), US amerikanischer Filmproduzent …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Zanuck —   [ zænək], Darryl Francis, amerikanischer Filmproduzent, * Wahoo (Nebraska) 5. 9. 1902, ✝ Palm Springs (Calif.) 22. 12. 1979; war ab 1924 als Drehbuchautor, ab 1927 als Produzent für die Warner Brothers Pictures Inc. tätig; 1933 Mitbegründer von …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Zanuck — /zan euhk/, n. Darryl F(rancis) /dar euhl/, 1902 79, U.S. motion picture producer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Zanuck — /ˈzænək/ (say zanuhk) noun Darryl F(rancis), 1902–79, US film executive; co founder of the 20th Century Fox company …   Australian English dictionary

  • Zanuck, Darryl F. — ▪ American executive in full  Darryl Francis Zanuck  born September 5, 1902, Wahoo, Neb., U.S. died December 22, 1979, Palm Springs, Calif.       Hollywood producer and movie executive for more than 40 years and an innovator of many trends in… …   Universalium

  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis — (1902 1979)    Hollywood movie tycoon Darryl Zanuck served in the U.S. Army from 1916 to 1918 before moving to California to establish a career as a writer. He became a screenwriter for Warner Bros. Studios in 1923 and in 1925 became head of… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Zanuck, Darryl F(rancis) —  (1902–1979) American film producer and studio executive, father of Richard Darryl Zanuck (1934–), film producer …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Zanuck,Darryl Francis — Zan·uck (zănʹək), Darryl Francis. 1902 1979. American motion picture producer whose works include The Jazz Singer (1927), the first feature length film with sound sequences, The Grapes of Wrath (1940), and Gentlemen s Agreement (1947). * * * …   Universalium

  • Zanuck, Darryl F(rancis) — born Sept. 5, 1902, Wahoo, Neb., U.S. died Dec. 22, 1979, Palm Springs, Calif. U.S. film producer and executive. He worked as a steelworker, garment factory foreman, and a professional boxer while pursuing his career as a writer, and in 1924 he… …   Universalium

  • Zanuck, Darryl F(rancis) — (5 sep. 1902, Wahoo, Neb., EE.UU.–22 dic. 1979, Palm Springs, Cal.). Productor y ejecutivo cinematográfico estadounidense. Fue obrero metalúrgico, capataz en una fábrica de vestuario y boxeador profesional, al tiempo que intentaba emprender una… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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