Edward Ludwig

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Edward Ludwig
On the set of Big Jim McLain, 1952
Born Isidor Litwack
(1899-10-07)7 October 1899
Balta, Podolia, Ukraine
Died 20 August 1982(1982-08-20) (aged 82)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Occupation Film director, writer
Years active 1921-1963

Edward Irving Ludwig (7 October 1899[1] – 20 August 1982) was a Russian-born American film director and writer. He directed nearly 100 films between 1921 and 1963 (some under the names Edward Luddy and Charles Fuhr).

Ludwig was also one of the directors of John Payne's NBC western series series The Restless Gun (1957-1959).

He was born in Russia, entered the US from Canada, March 6, 1911, became a naturalized citizen December 23, 1932, and died in Santa Monica, California.

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  1. ^ According to his 1931 petition for citizenship

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