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Leo McCarey created 8 movies in the Comedy, Musical, Music, Romance, Drama, Music, Family genres.
Leo McCarey got succeed with average imdb rating 7.6.
He is responsible for the original teaming of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, though Hal Roach claimed it later and is now sometimes erroneously given credit.
Director/writer with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, W.C. Fields, and The Marx Brothers.
Brother of director Ray McCarey.
Child: Virginia Mary McCarey (c. 1927).
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945." Pages 739-747. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.
French director Jean Renoir once said that no other Hollywood director understood people better than McCarey.
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