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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edward L. Cahn (February 12, 1899 – August 25, 1963) was an American film director. He is best known for directing Our Gang comedies from 1939-1943, and a long line of other short subjects and B-movies afterward. He is also known for directing the 1958 film It! The Terror from Beyond Space, that inspired the 1979 film Alien. He made a number of films for American International Pictures. His brother was film editor Philip Cahn.
February 12, 1899, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
August 25, 1963
1928 The Man Who LaughsEditor 1930 All Quiet on the Western FrontEditor 1950 Destination MurderProducer and Director 1951 Two-Dollar BettorDirector 1955 Creature with the Atom BrainDirector 1956 The She-CreatureDirector 1957 Zombies of Mora TauDirector 1957 Invasion of the Saucer MenDirector 1958 It! The Terror from Beyond SpaceDirector 1958 Curse of the Faceless ManDirector 1959 Invisible InvadersDirector 1959 The Four Skulls of Jonathan DrakeDirector 1959 Guns Girls and GangstersDirector 1959 Vice RaidDirector 2003 Bikini AirwaysAssistant EditorLimited to the 15 most popular items