Benedict E. Bogeaus
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1906
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


Former real-estate salesman Benedict Bogeaus rechanneled his huckstering skills when he went into independent film production in 1940. His earliest films were an eclectic, eccentric bunch, including The Shanghai Gesture (1941), The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944), Captain Kidd (1945), and The Macomber Affair (1947). Entering into a partnership with director Allan Dwan in 1950, Bogeaus turned out...