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William Hale

William Hale (born 1934 in Rome, Italy) is an American film and television director.
Hale is best known for such films and television series as Journey to Shiloh, SOS Titanic and The Streets of San Francisco.



Grand Central Market

Grand Central Market | USA 1963 | 16mm | 10 min

Directed by William Hale and photographed by Haskell Wexler for the US Information Agency about Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles, the film shows, ‘without comment, the mingling of races in a downtown market in Los Angeles amid the sounds of paper sacks snapping and cash registers ringing.’ – Richard Dyer MacCann “Film and Foreign Policy: The USIA, 1962-67,” Cinema Journal

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