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Samuel Fuller (1912 - 1997)

Director

Samuel Fuller in The Young Nurses.

Film Deaths[]

  • The Young Nurses (L.A. Nurses; Nightingale; Young L.A. Nurses) (1973) [Doc Haskell]: Injected in the neck with an overdose of his designer drug when he falls onto his own needle during a struggle with Angela Gibbs.
  • Am American Friend (Der Amerikanische Freund) (1977) [The American Mobster]: Falls to his death after Dennis Hopper throws him down a staircase. (I haven't seen this, but I've read Samuel's account in his autobiography A Third Face)
  • Golem, the Spirit of the Exile (Golem, i'esprit de l'exil) (1992) [Elimelek]: Dies (off-screen) of old-age/natural causes, shortly before the story begins; his body is shown afterwards as Ophrah Shemesh attempts to revive him. (Again, I've only read Samuel's account in A Third Face)
  • Somebody to Love (1994) [Sam Silverman]: Dies of old-age/natural causes, after talking to Rosie Perez sitting on the curb.

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