Date of Birth:
Robert Z. Leonard
7 October 1889
Robert Z. Leonard played in 1 and created 1 movies in the Adventure, Fantasy, Short, Music, Comedy, Drama, Romance genres.
Robert Z. Leonard got succeed with average imdb rating 13.6.
Auteur theory advocate Andrew Sarris once cited the prolific director Robert Z. Leonard as one of the few refutations of auteurism, pointing out that the success of Leonard's films was due more to the stars and screenwriters than the director, concluding that "the weak director allows the personalities of others to run rampant." It might be true that Leonard's films were usually only as good as their stars and scripts, but any man who could turn out such tightly-controlled entertainmen... Read more