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A Genius for Story: Robert Wise

We remember director Robert Wise, who won Oscars for West Side Story and The Sound of Music. Wise also worked as the editor of Orson Welles' Citizen Kane. He died last week at 91. This interview first aired March 7, 1989.


Veteran Film Director Robert Wise

Wise has made movies in nearly every genre, including science fiction, horror and westerns. He won an Oscar for editing Citizen Kane, and directed the film adaptation of West Side Story. He's recently come out of retirement to make the movie Rooftops, about homeless teenagers in New York City.


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