Richard L. Bare
Date of Birth
Aug 12, 1909
Birth Place:
Turlock, CA


American writer/director Richard L. Bare was running a small movie theatre in Carmel, California in the 1930s when he decided to become a moviemaker himself. He wrote the script for a one-reel comic documentary called So You Want to Quit Smoking and submitted it to MGM short subject producer Pete Smith; Smith turned it down, but Bare revived the project while teaching at USC. With the help of...

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