Denis Sanders

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New York City, New York, USA
Filmmaker Denis Sanders was born on January 21, 1929 in New York City. Denis studied film at the University of California. In 1954 Sanders won an Academy Award for Best Short Subject for his masters' thesis student project "A Time Out of War." Denis and his brother Terry Sanders collaborated on the script for the 1958 movie adaptation of Norman Mailer's novel "The Naked and the Dead." In 1969 Sanders won a second Oscar for the documentary "Czechoslovakia 1968." In addition, Denis directed a handful of fictional features. George Hamilton made his first credited appearance in "Crime and Punishment, U.S.A. Read more...