On this day in 1913, acclaimed director and producer Stanley Kramer is born in New York City. Kramer produced and directed numerous “message” films that tackled issues ranging from politics to race to social equity, and more. Kramer worked with such film stars as Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire, Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Vivien Leigh, Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier,…