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W.S. Van Dyke (Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke II)

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Biography

San Diego, California, USA
For the better part of his career, Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke lived up to his sobriquet "One-Take Woody" by steadfastly adhering to his credo of shooting each scene as quickly and efficiently as possible. Over his 25-year career, he economically directed over 90 diverse entertainments, which not only saved the studios vast amounts of money but turned out to be some of the most interesting motion pictures created during this period.

Van Dyke's father, a lawyer, died within days of his birth. Read more...

Actor

Character: Inspector White

Eskimo 1933

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Character: Himself

The Miracle of Sound 1940

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Directing