Irving Rapper

Irving Rapper ( born January 16, 1898 in London, † 20 December 1999 ) was an England -born American film director.


Rapper emigrated to the U.S. and worked on Broadway while studying at New York University. In 1936 he received a contract with Warner Brothers, where he enjoyed great success over the next two decades. One foot in heaven 1941 received a nomination for the Oscar for best film and the screenwriter of his film in 1956, The brave one, Dalton Trumbo, one more. His works, which had no great success more after 1958 are referred to as " the theatrical tending ", said he was " like no one was able to put the nuanced acting skills of its actors in the scene ."