Norman Taurog

Born:  February 23, 1899, Chicago, Illinois.


1928:  Lucky Boy, As It Again

1930:  Troopers Three, Sunny Skies, Hot Curves, Follow The Leader

1931:  Finn and Hattie, Skippy  (Oscar Winner: Best Director), Newly Rich, Huckleberry Finn, Sooky

1932:  Hold ‘Em Jail, The Phantom President

1933:  A Bedtime Story, The Way To Love

1934:  We’re Not Dressing, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, College Rhythm

1935:  The Big Broadcast of 1936

1936:  Strike Me Pink, Rhythm on the Range, Reunion

1937:  Fifty Roads To Town, You Can’t Have Everything

1938:  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mad About Music, Boys Town  (Oscar Nomination: Best Director), The Girl Downstairs

1939:  Lucky Night, The Wizard of Oz

1940:  Broadway Melody Of 1940, Young Tom Edison, Gold Rush Maisie, Little Nellie Kelly

1941:  Men of Boys Town, Married Bachelor, Design For Scandal

1942:  Are Husbands Necessary?, A Yank At Eton

1943:  Presenting Lily Mars, Girl Crazy

1946:  The Hoodlum Saint

1947:  The Beginning or the End

1948:  The Bride Goes Wild, Big City, Words and Music

1949:  That Midnight Kiss

1950:  Please Believe Me, The Toast Of New Orleans, Mrs. O’Malley and Mr. Malone

1951:  Rich Young And Pretty, The Stooge

1952:  Room For One More, Jumping Jacks

1953:  The Stars Are Singing, The Caddy

1954:  Living It Up

1955:  You’re Never Too Young

1956:  The Birds and the Bees, Pardners, Bundle of Joy

1957:  The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown

1958: Onionhead

1959:  Don’t Give Up The Ship

1960:  Visit To A Small Planet, G.I. Blues

1961:  All Hands on Deck, Blue Hawaii

1962:  Girls! Girls! Girls!

1963:  It Happened At The World’s Fair, Palm Springs Weekend

1965:  Tickle Me, Sergeant Dead Head, Dr. G and the Bikini Machine

1966:  Spinout

1967:  Double Trouble

1968:  Speedway, Live A Little Love A Little


Died:  April 7, 1981, Rancho Mirage, California.