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Classical Hollywood Directors that were European Immigrants

Self-Explanatory. I did add those who directed only one notable American film, but mainly worked in a different aspect of Film Production. People like Cinematographer Karl Freund and Actor Charles Laughton were included in light of this. Directors like Max Ophuls and Alexander Mackendrick who only made one notable film and nothing else were excluded from the list. Sorted alphabetically by director name, you can read where they descended from in "read notes".

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  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • The Gold Rush
  • I Married a Witch
  • Casablanca
  • Day of the Outlaw
  • The Life of Emile Zola
  • The Mummy
  • Grand Hotel
  • Rear Window
  • On the Waterfront
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • The Big Heat
  • The Snake Pit
  • The Shop Around the Corner
  • The Hitch-Hiker
  • Love Me Tonight
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • The Killers
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • The Wind
  • Imitation of Life
  • Cat People
  • Detour
  • Shanghai Express
  • Greed
  • Frankenstein
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Roman Holiday
  • High Noon