12 O’Clock High

The Hero

Filmed April 1965 I have chosen to group together the episodes of a series like chapters in a section of a book, to combine them and give the illusion of one extended project. That was the way I thought of … Continue reading

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The Threat

Filmed February 1965 THE THREAT was another change of pace for me. It was the first time I was to direct a Hitchcockian suspense thriller. Unhappily it was also the last time. The script followed the Hitchcock formula. Take an … Continue reading

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The Trap

Filmed January 1965 Having resolved the editing room impasse, I reported to the Fox Western lot just before Christmas to prepare THE TRAP, my second 12 O’CLOCK HIGH. Whereas my first show spent a great deal of time in the … Continue reading

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To Heinie, With Love

Filmed December 1964 It was off the road and into the air force. A month following completion of my second THE FUGITIVE (DETOUR ON A ROAD GOING NOWHERE) I reported to 20th Century Fox to direct my first 12 O’CLOCK … Continue reading

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