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Joseph M. Newman

Oscar nominated director Joseph M. Newman died at age 96. From 1934through 1938, the Academy awarded a Best Assistant Director Oscar. JosephM. Newman was nominated for this award twice. In 1936 for the movie "DavidCopperfield" and in 1937 for "San Francisco." Joseph M. Newman was anassistant director on nearly 20 film and a director of nearly 60 films andTV shows. Fans of 1950's sci-fi films remember Mr. Newman as the man whodirected "This Island Earth." In addition to an intelligent story, thefilm featured one of the most distinctive alien creatures of the era: theMetaluna Mutant (see photo). Mr. Newman's other credits include the earlyMarilyn Monroe film "Love Nest," "The George Raft Story," four episodes of"The Twilight Zone," the Denny Miller version of "Tarzan, The Ape Man" and"The Story of Alfred Nobel." His AD credits include "Dinner at Eight" and"Maytime."

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The George Raft Story
  • Director
1961
No Score Yet King of the Roaring Twenties
  • Director
1961
No Score Yet A Thunder of Drums (1961)
  • Director
1961
No Score Yet The Gunfight at Dodge City
  • Director
1959
No Score Yet The Big Circus
  • Director
1959
No Score Yet Fort Massacre
  • Director
1958
No Score Yet Death In Small Doses
  • Director
1957
No Score Yet Flight To Hong Kong
  • Producer
  • Director
1956
71% This Island Earth
  • Director
1955
No Score Yet The Human Jungle
  • Director
1954
No Score Yet Dangerous Crossing
  • Director
1953
No Score Yet Pony Soldier
  • Director
1952
No Score Yet Outcasts Of Poker Flats
  • Director
1952
No Score Yet Red Skies of Montana
  • Director
1952
No Score Yet Love Nest
  • Director
1951
No Score Yet Lucky Nick Cain
  • Director
1951
No Score Yet The Great Dan Patch
  • Director
1949

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
  • Director

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