Mann, Daniel

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MANN, DANIEL (Daniel Chugerman ; 1912–1991), U.S. director. Mann was born in New York and began his career in entertainment as a musician in resorts. He served in the army in World War ii, was trained at Neighborhood Playhouse in New York, began directing television productions, and was later a director for theater and for movie adaptations of the same plays, including Come Back, Little Sheba (1950; 1952), and The Rose Tattoo (1951; 1955). On Broadway, he also directed Paint Your Wagon (1952), The Immoralist (1954), and A Loss of Roses (1959).

Mann directed such films as I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955), The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956), The Last Angry Man (1959), Butterfield 8 (1960), Ada (1961), Five Finger Exercise (1962), Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963), Our Man Flint (1965), Judith (1966), For Love of Ivy (1967), Willard (1971), A Dream of Kings (1971), Maurie (1973), The Revengers (1973), Lost in the Stars (1974), Interval (1974), Journey into Fear (1975), and Matilda (1978).

On the small screen, Mann's directorial credits include the miniseries How the West Was Won (1977) and the tv movies Another Part of the Forest (1972), Playing for Time (1980), The Day the Loving Stopped (1981), and The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1981).

[Jonathan Licht /

Ruth Beloff (2nd ed.)]