S. Sylvan Simon
S. Sylvan Simon was an American stage/film director and producer. He began his film career at Warner Bros. in 1935, directing screen tests. In 1937, Simon moved to MGM, where he worked on the Marx Brothers' The Big Store, supervising many of the slapstick sequences. He directed Red Skelton's first starring feature, 1941's Whistling in the Dark, and later worked on two more Skelton vehicles, A Southern Yankee and The Fuller Brush Man, in 1948.