Jules Dassin

Dec 18, 1911
Middletown, Connecticut, USA


One of the most defiantly visible survivors of the Hollywood Blacklist was American director Jules Dassin. Following high school in the Bronx and drama school in Europe (paying his own way), Dassin made his stage debut at age 25 with the Yiddish Theatre in New York. In Hollywood, Dassin worked his way up to a directorial spot at MGM's short subjects… More


Jules Dassin Videos

Night And The City
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Young Ideas
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Thieves' Highway
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