Franklin J. Schaffner

Franklin J. Schaffner

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Franklin James Schaffner was an American film director who is perhaps best known for directing such films as Planet of the Apes, Patton, Papillon, and The Boys from Brazil.The son of missionaries, Schaffner was born in Tokyo, Japan and raised in that country. He returned to the United States and graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he was active in drama. He studied law at Columbia University in New York City but his education was interrupted by service with the United States Navy in World War II during which he served with American amphibious forces in Europe and North Africa. In the latter stages of the war he was sent to the Pacific Far East to serve with the United States Office for Strategic Servicesshow more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134969362
  • 9786134969369