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Penn, Arthur (1922–2010) By Bane, Charles

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1209-1
Published: 01/10/2016
Retrieved: 21 May 2024, from


Arthur Penn was an American stage director, television producer, and filmmaker. During the 1950s, Penn’s successful run as a director of television dramas led to an offer to direct the feature film The Left Handed Gun (1958). Throughout the 1960s, Penn alternated between film and stage work, directing some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.

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Bane, Charles. Penn, Arthur (1922–2010). Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, Taylor and Francis,

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