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Charles Haas


Born - 15 November 1913, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died - 12 May 2011

American director who started by making training films for the Army Signal Corps in WW2, wrote the screenplay for Moonrise (1948), then cut his teeth on the Dick Tracy TV series before joining Universal-International in the early 1950s, where he made some sturdy westerns and action films before spending the rest of his career in television: Star in the Dust (1956), Showdown at Abilene (1956), Summer Love (1957), Wild Heritage (1958), The Beat Generation (1958), The Big Operator (1959), Girls Town (1959) and Platinum High School (1960), his last. He was married for 68 years to his wife Emilie, who died in 2005.