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Hollywood Celebrates 100th Birthday of American Filmmakeri
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September 11, 2013 2:11 PM
This month, Hollywood celebrates the 100th birthday of producer and director Stanley Kramer - who made controversial films and explored the unpopular topics of his time. Kramer not only challenged American society, he challenged powerful movie studios of the day by becoming an independent filmmaker. Kramer died more than 10 years ago, but his legacy and his films live on. Elizabeth Lee has this story for VOA from Los Angeles.

Hollywood Celebrates 100th Birthday of American Filmmaker

Published September 11, 2013

This month, Hollywood celebrates the 100th birthday of producer and director Stanley Kramer - who made controversial films and explored the unpopular topics of his time. Kramer not only challenged American society, he challenged powerful movie studios of the day by becoming an independent filmmaker. Kramer died more than 10 years ago, but his legacy and his films live on. Elizabeth Lee has this story for VOA from Los Angeles.


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