Tay Garnett

William Taylor "Tay" Garnett was an American film director and writer. Born in Los Angeles, California, Garnett served as a naval aviator in World War I and entered films as a screenwriter in 1920. He was a gagwriter for Mack Sennett and Hal Roach, then joined Pathé and began to direct films in 1928. Among his films are One Way Passage, China Seas, Eternally Yours, Seven Sinners, Cheers for Miss Bishop, The Cross of Lorraine, and Bataan. He is best known as the director of the 1946 thriller The Postman Always Rings Twice with John Garfield and Lana Turner. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court with Bing Crosby and Rhonda Fleming was also well received. Garnett ... more on Wikipedia

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