Allen K. Wood

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Allen K. Wood
Allen Kirkham Wood

(1898-10-08)October 8, 1898
DiedDecember 14, 1977(1977-12-14) (aged 79)
Occupation(s)Assistant director, production manager

Allen Kirkham Wood (October 8, 1898 – December 14, 1977) was an American assistant director and production manager.

Wood served as a production manager for over 100 films, including In the Heat of the Night, The Magnificent Seven,[1] The Children's Hour, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Irma la Douce, The Horse Soldiers,[2] The Gunfight at Dodge City, Man of the West, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, West Side Story, Follow That Dream, The Apartment, Toys in the Attic, The Hallelujah Trail, The Fortune Cookie, Cast a Giant Shadow, The Thomas Crown Affair, Guns of the Magnificent Seven, Hour of the Gun and The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming.[3]

Wood died in December 1977 in Burbank, California, at the age of 79.[4]


  1. ^ Pitts, Michael (September 17, 2015). Charles Bronson: The 95 Films and the 156 Television Appearances. McFarland. p. 151. ISBN 9781476610351 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Landesman, Fred (August 13, 2015). The John Wayne Filmography. McFarland. p. 149. ISBN 9781476609225 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "Allen K. Wood". American Film Institute. Retrieved January 5, 2022.
  4. ^ Doyle, Billy; Slide, Anthony (1999). The Ultimate Directory of Silent and Sound Era Performers: A Necrology of Actors and Actresses. Scarecrow Press. p. 593. ISBN 9780810835474 – via Google Books.

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