Arthur Penn takes a look through the camera on November 27, 1985 during the filming of Target. The pioneering director died on Tuesday night. He was 88. AP Photo hide caption

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Veteran director Arthur Penn (pictured at the Berlin Film Festival in 2007) died Sept. 28. He was the guiding hand on classic movies including The Miracle Worker and Bonnie and Clyde. John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Bonnie And Clyde' Director Arthur Penn, 1922-2010

The classic crime saga forever changed the way Hollywood looked at sex and violence -- and Penn was influential on television and the Broadway stage as well.

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