Hubert Cornfield

Hubert Cornfield (February 9, 1929 — June 18, 2006) was a film director in Hollywood. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey, and died in Los Angeles, California. Billy Wilder, William Wyler and Joseph L. Mankiewicz all signed his Directors Guild of America (DGA) application.

He moved to the US as a refugee in 1941.[1] He received attention for a short film he made The Color is Red which attracted the interest of 20th Century Fox.[2]



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