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  • The Sound of Silence - Oscar Winning Director Robert Wise Dies

    One of the "Greats" passes on....

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050915/...n_mo/obit_wise

    LOS ANGELES - Robert Wise, who won four Oscars as producer and director of the classic 1960s musicals "West Side Story" and "The Sound of Music," has died. He was 91.

    Wise died Wednesday of heart failure after falling ill and being rushed to the University of California, Los Angeles, Medical Center, family friend and longtime entertainment agent Lawrence Mirisch told The Associated Press.
    And via www.imdb.com som of his more "well known" films.

    Director:
    Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
    Audrey Rose (1977)
    The Hindenburg (1975)
    The Andromeda Strain (1971)
    Star! (1968)
    The Sound of Music (1965)
    The Haunting (1963)
    West Side Story (1961)
    Run Silent Run Deep (1958)
    The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
    The Curse of the Cat People (1944)

    Editor:
    Citizen Kane (1941)
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

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    Re: The Sound of Silence - Oscar Winning Director Robert Wise Dies

    Wow , nice track record! This guy has had a fantastic life. I cannot imagine what this man has experienced. Rest well.
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      Re: The Sound of Silence - Oscar Winning Director Robert Wise Dies

      RIP sir, your movies will remain classics for generations to come I am sure.



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        Re: The Sound of Silence - Oscar Winning Director Robert Wise Dies

        Very sad. I recall listening to his commentary on the restored "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" DVD a few years back. Still seemed sharp as a tack.
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          Re: The Sound of Silence - Oscar Winning Director Robert Wise Dies

          Take care Mr. Wise. We will miss your talent.
          "All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
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