Sam Wood

Sam Wood

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Sep 1949 (aged 66)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Memory, Lot 640
Memorial ID 3563 · View Source
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Motion Picture Director. Born Samuel Grosvenor Wood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he began his career as a director on the staff of Cecil B. De Mille as an assistant in 1915. He made his debut as a solo director for the film "City Sparrow" (1920) and went on to a long association with MGM in 1927. His many credits included "A Night at the Opera" (1935), "A Day at the Races" (1937), "Goodbye, Mr. Chips" (1939), as a co-director for "The Wizard of Oz" (1939), "Kitty Foyle" (1940) and "Pride of the Yankees" (1942).

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