Irvin Shortess "Shorty" Yeaworth, Jr. (February 14, 1926 in Berlin, Germany – July 19, 2004, in Amman, Jordan) was a German-born American film director, producer, screenwriter and theme park builder. He began his career singing at age 10 at KDKA, the world's first radio station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He later became a radio producer. He directed more than 400 films for motivational, educational, and religious purposes. As an impresario, he directed the Wayne (Pa.) Concert Series from 1979 to 2003. However, he is best known for directing the classic film The Blob.

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  • Irvin Shortess "Shorty" Yeaworth, Jr. (February 14, 1926 in Berlin, Germany – July 19, 2004, in Amman, Jordan) was a German-born American film director, producer, screenwriter and theme park builder. He began his career singing at age 10 at KDKA, the world's first radio station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He later became a radio producer. He directed more than 400 films for motivational, educational, and religious purposes. As an impresario, he directed the Wayne (Pa.) Concert Series from 1979 to 2003. However, he is best known for directing the classic film The Blob. He was married to Jean Yeaworth and had five children. Before he died in a road accident in Amman, he was building a theme park called Jordanian Experience at the Aquaba Gateway in Jordan. In 2007, The Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (the filming location of the famous "Running Out" scene in The Blob) honored Irvin Yeaworth and The Blob by holding a film contest in which amateur film-makers competed for the "Shorty" award. "Shorty" was Yeaworth's nickname.[citation needed] (en)
  • Diresse sei film, il più noto dei quali è The Blob, (Blob - Fluido mortale), girato nel 1958, divenuto un cult movie, tanto da dare adito a diversi usi del termine blob, e dall'avere ispirato un remake nel 1988 (Blob - Il fluido che uccide). (it)
  • Irvin Shortress Yeaworth Jr. (* 14. Februar 1926 in Berlin; † 19. Juli 2004 in Amman) war ein US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor. (de)
  • Irvin Shortess Yeaworth Jr. (Berlijn, 14 februari 1926 - Amman, Jordanië, 19 juli 2004) was een Amerikaans filmregisseur, producent en scenarist.Hij begon zijn carrière op 10-jarige leeftijd zingend bij KDKA, het eerste radiostation in Pittsburgh. Later werd hij radioproducent, maar hij is vooral bekend geworden als regisseur van The Blob.Yeaworth overleed in 2004 door een verkeersongeval. (nl)
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  • Diresse sei film, il più noto dei quali è The Blob, (Blob - Fluido mortale), girato nel 1958, divenuto un cult movie, tanto da dare adito a diversi usi del termine blob, e dall'avere ispirato un remake nel 1988 (Blob - Il fluido che uccide). (it)
  • Irvin Shortress Yeaworth Jr. (* 14. Februar 1926 in Berlin; † 19. Juli 2004 in Amman) war ein US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor. (de)
  • Irvin Shortess Yeaworth Jr. (Berlijn, 14 februari 1926 - Amman, Jordanië, 19 juli 2004) was een Amerikaans filmregisseur, producent en scenarist.Hij begon zijn carrière op 10-jarige leeftijd zingend bij KDKA, het eerste radiostation in Pittsburgh. Later werd hij radioproducent, maar hij is vooral bekend geworden als regisseur van The Blob.Yeaworth overleed in 2004 door een verkeersongeval. (nl)
  • Irvin Shortess "Shorty" Yeaworth, Jr. (February 14, 1926 in Berlin, Germany – July 19, 2004, in Amman, Jordan) was a German-born American film director, producer, screenwriter and theme park builder. He began his career singing at age 10 at KDKA, the world's first radio station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He later became a radio producer. He directed more than 400 films for motivational, educational, and religious purposes. As an impresario, he directed the Wayne (Pa.) Concert Series from 1979 to 2003. However, he is best known for directing the classic film The Blob. (en)
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