Professional actor, 1933. Television director NBC, 1948-1949, Columbia Broadcasting System, 1949-1952. Free-lance director, 1952-1987.
President Rainbow Productions.
- Three Views on Creation and Evolution (Counterpoints)
- For Christians, the issues raised by the different views on creation and evolution are challenging.
Producer-director: Mama, 1949-1955. Theater director: The Troublemakers, 1952, Here's Mama, 1952, This Happy Breed, 1956, The Man in the Dog Suit. Director: Nutcracker Suite, (films) Requiem for a Heavyweight, 1961, Lillies of the Field, 1962 (Golden Globes award 1964, award National Conference of Christians and Jews, Oscar nominee), Soldier in the Rain, 1963, Fate is The Hunter, 1964, Father Goose, 1965, Counterpoint, 1967, Charly, 1969.
Director, producer (films) Once A Thief, 1965, Duel at Diablo, 1966, Charly, 1967, Tick. Tick. Tick, 1968, Soldier Blue, 1969, Flight of the Doves, 1970, The Wrath of God, 1972, The Wilby Conspiracy, 1974, Embryo, 1975, A Hero Ain't Nothing But A Sandwich, 1976, Because He's My Friend, 1977, You Can't Go Home Again, 1978, Christmas Lilies of the Field, 1979.
Director: Playhouse Ninety, Columbia Broadcasting System-television. Author: (plays) Mail Call, 1943 (John Golden prize), Angels Weep, 1944 (1st prize National Theatre Conference), The Man in the Funny Suit, also screenplays.
Captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945. Fellow National Theatre Conference. Member Authors League American (life), Dramatists Guild, Writers Guild American, Actors Equity, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Directors Guild American, American Society of Composers, Director Guild Mexico (honorary), Players Club.
1948 - 1949
1949 - 1952
1952 - 1987