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Joseph H. Lewis
Joseph H. Lewis created 8 movies in the Thriller, Mystery, Comedy, Drama, Sport, Music, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Film-Noir, Western genres.
Joseph H. Lewis got succeed with average imdb rating 6.2.
His nickname was "Wagon Wheel Joe," a name he received early in his career when he was shooting B Westerns for Universal. He had a penchant for framing shots through the spokes of the nearest wagon wheel, to break up the visual monotony of a scene. Several of the editors at Universal complained to the studio brass that they had a hard time cutting Lewis' films because "he keeps putting these damn wagon wheels in front of everything." Director Oliver Drake, a friend of Lewis' and also his boss on those Westerns, jokingly referred to him as "Wagon Wheel Joe," and the name stuck.
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