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Schmuel Warner

Also Known As: "Sam", "Samuel"
Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: Polska
Death: October 5, 1927 (40) (Cerebral hemorrhage)
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin (Varna) Warner and Pearl Warner (Eichelbaum)
Husband of Lina Copeland Basquette
Father of <private> Warner
Brother of Rose Charnas; Jack "J.L." Warner; Milton Warner; Anna Warner; Albert Warner and 6 others

Occupation: Film Executive
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About Sam Warner

Samuel Louis Warner (born Schmuel Wonsal) was a co-founder and chief executive officer of Warner Bros. Studios. He established the studio along with his brothers Harry, Albert, and Jack Warner. Sam Warner is credited with procuring the technology that enabled Warner Bros. to produce the film industry's first feature-length talking picture, The Jazz Singer. He died in 1927, the day before the film's enormously successful premiere.

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Sam Warner's Timeline

August 10, 1887
October 5, 1927
Age 40