Delbert Mann
Date of Birth
Jan 30, 1920
Birth Place:
Lawrence, KS


The screen legacy of Oscar-winning writer-director Delbert Mann is inseparable from the movement in post-WWII American film that grew out of live television. One of the premier directors of network dramas in that medium's Golden Age, Mann frequently worked from scripts by the crème-de-la-crème of stage dramatists who adapted their narratives for the small screen under his aegis. With an adroit yet...