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Andrew Marton Biography (1904-1992)
Born Endre Marton, January 26, 1904, in Budapest, Hungary; died of pneumonia,January 7, 1992, in Santa Monica, CA; wife's name, Lacerta; children: Tonda,Melinda (stepdaughter), Barbara (stepdaughter).
- Birth Details
- January 26, 1904
- Budapest, Hungary
- Death Details
- January 7, 1992
- Santa Monica, California, United States
Credits; Film Work; Director, Except Where Indicated
- Editor, The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (also known as Old Heidelberg and The Student Prince; silent film), MGM, 1927.
- Editor, Eternal Love (also known as Der Koenig der Bernina; silent film),United Artists, 1927.
- Editor, S.O.S. Iceberg, Universal, 1933.
- Editor, The Rebel, Universal, 1933.
- Elnok Kisasszony (also known as Miss President), Hungarian, 1935.
- Wolf's Clothing, Universal, 1936.
- The Secret of Stamboul (also known as The Spy in White), General Films, 1936.
- School for Husbands, J.H. Hoffberg, 1939.
- A Little Bit of Heaven, Universal, 1940.
- Two-Faced Woman, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1941.
- Gentle Annie, MGM, 1944.
- Gallant Bess, MGM, 1946.
- (With Compton Bennett) King Solomon's Mines, MGM, 1950.
- Second unit director, The Red Badge of Courage, MGM, 1951.
- The Wild North (also known as The Big North), MGM, 1952.
- Storm over Tibet (also known as Mask of the Himalayas), Columbia, 1952.
- The Devil Makes Three, MGM, 1954.
- Prisoner of War, MGM, 1954.
- Men of the Fighting Lady, MGM, 1954.
- Gypsy Colt, MGM, 1954.
- Green Fire, MGM, 1955.
- Co-director, Seven Wonders of the World, Stanley Warner Cinema, 1956.
- Second unit director, A Farewell to Arms, Twentieth Century-fox, 1957.
- Underwater Warrior, MGM, 1958.
- Second unit director, Ben-Hur, MGM, 1959.
- (With Ken Annakin, Bernhard Wicki and Gerd Oswald) The Longest Day, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1962.
- It Happened in Athens, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1962.
- Second unit director, Cleopatra, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1963.
- (With Nicholas Ray and Noel Howard) 55 Days at Peking, Allied Artists, 1963.
- Second unit director, The Fall of the Roman Empire, Paramount, 1964.
- The Thin Red Line, Allied Artists, 1964.
- Crack in the World, Paramount, 1965.
- Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion, MGM, 1965.
- Birds Do It, Columbia, 1966.
- (And producer) Around the World under the Sea, MGM, 1966.
- (And producer) Africa--Texas Style! (also known as Cowboy in Africa), Paramount, 1967.
- Second unit director, Kelly's Heroes, MGM, 1970.
- Second unit director, Catch-22, Paramount, 1970.
- Second unit director, Up the Sandbox, First Artists/National General, 1972.
- Second unit director, The Day of the Jackal, Universal, 1973.
- Mohammed, Messenger of God, Filmco Ltd., 1977.
- Also worked on North Pole, Ahoy! with others.
Credits; Television Work; Director
- Directed Man and the Challenge; Daktari, CBS; and The Sea Hunt, syndicated.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Freeway driver, Into the Night, MCA/Universal Pictures, 1985.
- Hollywood Reporter, January 10, 1992, p. 48.
- New York Times, January 9, 1992, p. 87.