Richard Brooks (May 18, 1912 – March 11, 1992) was an American screenwriter, film director, novelist and occasional film producer. His outstanding works as director are Blackboard Jungle (1955), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), Elmer Gantry (1960) — for which he won an Academy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) — In Cold Blood (1967) and Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977).
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... 1960 Billy Wilder† – The Apartment Richard Brooks – Elmer Gantry Jack Cardiff – Sons and Lovers Vincent J ... Cat Ballou 1966 Fred Zinnemann† – A Man for All Seasons Richard Brooks – The Professionals John Frankenheimer – Grand Prix Lewis Gilbert – Alfie James Hill – Born Free ...
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