John Craven

  1. Walter Abel, An American Romance, 1943.     After losing Joseph Cotten from the finale of his “war, wheat, and steel” trilogy (after The Big Parade and Our Daily Bread), director King Vidor testeds Craven, Philip Dorn, John Hodiak before choosing Abel. It was an ultra-US story. Earlier titles had been America, American Miracle, The Magic Land, This Is America, An American Story.

 Birth year: 1916Death year: 1995Other name: Casting Calls:  1