|Born|| December 5, 1896|
Los Angeles, California
|Died|| August 21, 1979 82) (aged|
San Diego, California
|Occupation||Film director, film editor|
Stuart Heisler (December 5, 1896 – August 21, 1979) was an American film and television director.He was a son of Luther Albert Heisler (1855-1916), a carpenter, and Frances Baldwin Heisler (1857-1935). He worked as a motion picture editor from 1921 to 1936, then dedicated the rest of his career to that of a film director.
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He directed the 1944 propaganda film The Negro Soldier , a documentary style recruitment piece targeting African-Americans.He received an Oscar nomination in 1949 for his contribution to the visual effects of the film Tulsa .
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The Negro Soldier is a 1944 documentary created by the United States Army during World War II. The film was produced by Frank Capra as a follow up to his successful film series Why We Fight. The army used this film as propaganda to convince Black Americans to enlist in the army and fight in the war. Most people regarded the film very highly, some going as far as to say that The Negro Soldier was "one of the finest things that ever happened to America". Due to both high reviews and great cinematography, The Negro Soldier proved to be a breakout film influencing army members and civilians of all races. In 2011, it was chosen to be preserved in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.
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