Rowland V. Lee

Rowland Vance Lee (born September 6, 1891, Findlay, Ohio — died December 21, 1975, Palm Desert, California) was a U.S. film director, writer, and producer. Lee directed the 1940 black-and-white film The Son of Monte Cristo, starring Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett and George Sanders. He was one of the 11 co-directors of Paramount Pictures' all-star revue Paramount on Parade (1930). He made creative use of the then-new sound medium in the near-fantasy treatment of Zoo in Budapest (1933). He also directed The Guilty Generation (1931), Son of Frankenstein (1939), The Tower of London (1939) and The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944). He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.




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