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However, when directors started getting the real press as creators of film, Kramer decided to take that role. From that decision, he created classic films like ''Film/TheDefiantOnes'', ''Literature/OnTheBeach'', ''Film/InheritTheWind'', ''Film/JudgmentAtNuremberg'', ''Film/ShipOfFools'', and ''Film/GuessWhosComingToDinner''. As he started to become known for serious dramas, a friend dared him to make a comedy, based on a outline he recieved. Kramer accepted, and made the ultimate comedy, ''Film/ItsAMadMadMadMadWorld''.

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However, when directors started getting the real press as creators of film, Kramer decided to take that role. From that decision, he created classic films like ''Film/TheDefiantOnes'', ''Literature/OnTheBeach'', ''Film/InheritTheWind'', ''Film/JudgmentAtNuremberg'', ''Film/ShipOfFools'', and ''Film/GuessWhosComingToDinner''. As he started to become known for serious dramas, a friend dared him to make a comedy, based on a an outline he recieved. Kramer accepted, and made the ultimate comedy, ''Film/ItsAMadMadMadMadWorld''.


Stanley Earl Kramer (September 29, 1913 February 19, 2001) was one of the major mainstream producers and directors in Hollywood's history, famous for his films in the TheFifties and [[TheSixties Sixties]] that determined to bring a voice to the major social problems of his time.

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Stanley Earl Kramer (September 29, 1913 February 19, 2001) was one of the major mainstream producers and directors in Hollywood's history, famous for his films in the TheFifties [[TheFifties 1950s]] and [[TheSixties Sixties]] '60s]] that determined to bring a voice to the major social problems of his time.


Unfortunately, as idealistic as those films were, they were often derided as [[{{Anvilicious}} being preachy with outdated issues]] and artistically inept of a director who still thought like a producer.

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Unfortunately, as idealistic as those films were, they were often derided as [[{{Anvilicious}} being preachy with outdated issues]] and artistically inept of from a director who still thought like a producer.


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He was originally a producer with films as disparate like the first adaptation of ''Film/DeathOfASalesman'', the breakthrough {{Western}} ''HighNoon'' and even the surreal ''Film/The5000FingersOfDrT'', written by Creator/DrSeuss.

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He was originally a producer with films as disparate like the first adaptation of ''Film/DeathOfASalesman'', ''Theatre/DeathOfASalesman'', the breakthrough {{Western}} ''HighNoon'' ''Film/HighNoon'' and even the surreal ''Film/The5000FingersOfDrT'', written by Creator/DrSeuss.



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->''"I'm always pursuing the next dream, hunting for the next truth."''


Stanley Earl Kramer (1913 2001) was one of the major mainstream producers and directors in Hollywood's history, famous for his films in the TheFifties and [[TheSixties Sixties]] that determined to bring a voice to the major social problems of his time.

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Stanley Earl Kramer (1913 (September 29, 1913 February 19, 2001) was one of the major mainstream producers and directors in Hollywood's history, famous for his films in the TheFifties and [[TheSixties Sixties]] that determined to bring a voice to the major social problems of his time.


Stanley Earl Kramer (1913 2001) was one of the major mainstream producers and directors in Hollywood's history, famous for his films in the TheFifties and TheSixties that determined to bring a voice to the major social problems of his time.

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Stanley Earl Kramer (1913 2001) was one of the major mainstream producers and directors in Hollywood's history, famous for his films in the TheFifties and TheSixties [[TheSixties Sixties]] that determined to bring a voice to the major social problems of his time.

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That already stung him and with the rise of NewHollywood, his career faded, but his idealistic example lives on with the Producers Guild of America's Stanley Kramer Award that awards films that address important social issues.

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That already stung him and with the rise of NewHollywood, UsefulNotes/NewHollywood, his career faded, but his idealistic example lives on with the Producers Guild of America's Stanley Kramer Award that awards films that address important social issues.

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* DudeWheresMyRespect: Kramer dearly wanted to be seen as a daring artist, but he felt that no one understood him. This really hit home when he went on a lecture tour of colleges with his greatest success, ''GuessWhosComingToDinner'', to talk about race relations. Unfortunately, his audiences dismissed him as a cinematic fuddy duddy and preferred to talk about the wild film, ''Film/BonnieAndClyde''.

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* DudeWheresMyRespect: Kramer dearly wanted to be seen as a daring artist, but he felt that no one understood him. This really hit home when he went on a lecture tour of colleges with his greatest success, ''GuessWhosComingToDinner'', ''Film/GuessWhosComingToDinner'', to talk about race relations. Unfortunately, his audiences dismissed him as a cinematic fuddy duddy and preferred to talk about the wild film, ''Film/BonnieAndClyde''.


He was originally a producer with films as disparate like the first adaptation of ''DeathOfASalesman'', the breakthrough {{Western}} ''HighNoon'' and even the surreal ''The5000FingersOfDrT'', written by Creator/DrSeuss.

However, when directors started getting the real press as creators of film, Kramer decided to take that role. From that decision, he created classic films like ''Film/TheDefiantOnes'', ''Literature/OnTheBeach'', ''InheritTheWind'', ''Film/JudgmentAtNuremberg'', ''Film/ShipOfFools'', and ''GuessWhosComingToDinner''. As he started to become known for serious dramas, a friend dared him to make a comedy, based on a outline he recieved. Kramer accepted, and made the ultimate comedy, ''ItsAMadMadMadMadWorld''.

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He was originally a producer with films as disparate like the first adaptation of ''DeathOfASalesman'', ''Film/DeathOfASalesman'', the breakthrough {{Western}} ''HighNoon'' and even the surreal ''The5000FingersOfDrT'', ''Film/The5000FingersOfDrT'', written by Creator/DrSeuss.

However, when directors started getting the real press as creators of film, Kramer decided to take that role. From that decision, he created classic films like ''Film/TheDefiantOnes'', ''Literature/OnTheBeach'', ''InheritTheWind'', ''Film/InheritTheWind'', ''Film/JudgmentAtNuremberg'', ''Film/ShipOfFools'', and ''GuessWhosComingToDinner''.''Film/GuessWhosComingToDinner''. As he started to become known for serious dramas, a friend dared him to make a comedy, based on a outline he recieved. Kramer accepted, and made the ultimate comedy, ''ItsAMadMadMadMadWorld''.
''Film/ItsAMadMadMadMadWorld''.


However, when directors started getting the real press as creators of film, Kramer decided to take that role. From that decision, he created classic films like ''TheDefiantOnes'', ''Literature/OnTheBeach'', ''InheritTheWind'', ''Film/JudgmentAtNuremberg'', ''Film/ShipOfFools'', and ''GuessWhosComingToDinner''. As he started to become known for serious dramas, a friend dared him to make a comedy, based on a outline he recieved. Kramer accepted, and made the ultimate comedy, ''ItsAMadMadMadMadWorld''.

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However, when directors started getting the real press as creators of film, Kramer decided to take that role. From that decision, he created classic films like ''TheDefiantOnes'', ''Film/TheDefiantOnes'', ''Literature/OnTheBeach'', ''InheritTheWind'', ''Film/JudgmentAtNuremberg'', ''Film/ShipOfFools'', and ''GuessWhosComingToDinner''. As he started to become known for serious dramas, a friend dared him to make a comedy, based on a outline he recieved. Kramer accepted, and made the ultimate comedy, ''ItsAMadMadMadMadWorld''.


Unfortunately, as idealistic as those films were, they were often derided as [[{{Anvillicious}} being preachy with outdated issues]] and artistically inept of a director who still thought like a producer.

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Unfortunately, as idealistic as those films were, they were often derided as [[{{Anvillicious}} [[{{Anvilicious}} being preachy with outdated issues]] and artistically inept of a director who still thought like a producer.

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