Robert Wise wasn’t a “personal” filmmaker. Instead, he was a journeyman director who brought insight and competence to almost every genre. But if there is a truly personal film on his resume, it is The Sand Pebbles .
Movies posters are iconic images that frequently make their way into popular consciousness right along with the movie itself. Can you guess the movie from the poster?
When your resume features two of the most beloved movie musicals of all time (West Side Story, The Sound of Music) you can excuse the public for thinking of you as a director of musicals. But Robert Wise  excelled at many genres. Especially film noir.