7th March
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1999 Death of One Of The Greatest Movie Directors, Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick dies, age 70.

Filmography:

The Day of the Fight (1951)

Fear and Desire (1953)

Killer's Kiss (1955)

The Killing (1956)

Paths of Glory (1957)

Spartacus (1960)

Lolita (1962)

Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) (Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor (Peter Sellers)).

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) (Best Visual Effects Academy Award).

A Clockwork Orange (1971) (four Oscar nominations including Best Picture.)

Barry Lyndon (1975)

The Shining (1980)

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Kubrick died shortly after turning in the final cut of his last film.

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