Stuart Heisler

Stuart Heisler


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Stoops Heisler (December 5, 1896 - August 21, 1979) was an American film and television director. He worked as a motion picture editor from 1921 to 1936, then dedicated the rest of his career to that of a film director.

Director of 1944 propaganda film The Negro Soldier, a documentary style recruitment piece targeting African-Americans.

He received an Oscar nomination in 1949 for his contribution to the visual effects of the film Tulsa.

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