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Arthur Hiller (November 13, 1923 – August 17, 2016) passed away at the age of 92 years old. Born in Alberta, Hiller started with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) before moving to NBC and later-on becoming a pretty successful Hollywood director over a 50-year career. Best-known for Love Story, which was nominated for seven Oscars in 1971, Hiller was always considered a solid Hollywood craftsman. He also served as president of the Directors Guild of America for a few years as well as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1993 to 1997.
The Out-of-Towners (1970)
An Ohio sales executive hopes for a higher position within a company and travels to New York City with his wife for the job interview but things go wrong from the start and lead to many misadventures in Manhattan.
Written for the screen by famous playwright Neil Simon, this is one enjoyable adventure-comedy that paved the way to a successful formula that Hiller re-used in Continue reading