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director , filmmaker , journalist

Jules Victor Schwerin, American director, filmmaker, journalist. Named honorary citizen City of Lafayette, Louisiana, 1967. Member Directors Guild American.


Schwerin, Jules Victor was born on February 4, 1919 in New York City. Son of Charles Frederic and Jeannette (Solomon) Schwerin.


Student, Northwestern University, 1940; student, The New Bauhaus, 1941.


Junior economist, War Production Board,, Washington, 1941-1944; junior economist, Office of War Information, New York, 1941-1944; independent filmmaker documentaries, 1948-1950; documentary filmmaker, The Loves of Franistan, 1948; writer Ben Grauer's Daily program, Station W National Broadcasting Company, 1950; documentary filmmaker, Indian Summer, 1953; supervising producer, Radio-Keith-Orpheum/Pathe Studios, Culver City, California, 1951-1952; produced manager independent film, Salt of the Earth, New Mexico, 1952-1953; director The Morning Show, Columbia Broadcasting System-television, New York City, 1954; director, writer, Eric Sevareid's The American Week, 1955; director, Filmways, Inc., New York City, 1955-1956; associate producer, Bell Telephone Hour, New York City, 1957-1958; director, Westinghouse Children's Programs, 1960-1961; with post production, Judgment at Nuremburg, United Artists, 1963; writer, director Fortune and Men's Eyes, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Canada, 1969-1970; freelance journalist, Parade, New York City, since 1986.



Member Directors Guild American.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, films, gardening.


Son of; married Doris Belle Halpern, March 2, 1946. 1 child, Charles Norman.

Charles Frederic Schwerin

Jeannette (Solomon) Schwerin

Doris Belle Halpern

Charles Norman Schwerin