OBITUARIES
California Lives: Every Thursday, read an obituary of a notable Californian from the archives
LOCAL OBITUARIES

Prolific director

Joseph Pevney works on an unnamed set. He had been an actor before going into directing. He went on to direct more than 35 movies, most of them in the 1950s, including "Meet Danny Wilson," starring Frank Sinatra and Shelley Winters; "3 Ring Circus," starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis; and "Twilight for the Gods," starring Rock Hudson and Cyd Charisse. He also directed many TV popular shows in the 1950s and '60s.
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