Director of Two Arabian Knights, All Quiet on the Western Front, Mutiny on the Bounty, and many more films.
He once worked as a film cutter.
He won an Oscar in 1929 at the first Academy Awards ceremony for directing Two Arabian Knights.
He was married to Kendall Lee from 1936 until her death in 1978.
He worked with Marlon Brando in Mutiny on the Bounty.