From performing stunts, to acting on the stage, to being in front of and behind the camera, Bacon spent a life learning the craft of film making, and while he wasn’t known as a flashy or incredibly famous director, Warner Brothers saw him as more than able to handle a long string of films in many different genres.
Bacon’s work with Bogart alone saw films with gangsters, cowboys, lawyers, prisoners, monks, and navy seamen.
No, none of the films they collaborated on are remembered as , but almost all of them hold up as a decent pictures in their own rights.
Bogart was supposedly happy to work underneath him as a director, so that tells you a lot right there!
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