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Jesse Louis Lasky, Sr.

Hebrew: ג'סי לואיס לסקי, Sr.
Birthdate:
Birthplace: San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States
Death: January 13, 1958 (77)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA, United States (Heart Attack)
Place of Burial: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac Lasky and Sarah Lasky
Husband of Bessie Lasky
Father of Jesse L. Lasky, Jr.; William R. Lasky and Betty Lasky
Brother of Blanche Turnbull

Occupation: Film producer
Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Jesse L. Lasky

Jesse Louis Lasky (September 13, 1880 – January 13, 1958) was an American pioneer motion picture producer.[1] He was a key founder of Paramount Pictures with Adolph Zukor and William Wadsworth Hodkinson, and father of screenwriter Jesse L. Lasky Jr.

Born in to a Jewish family[2] in San Francisco, California, he worked at a variety of jobs but began his entertainment career as a vaudeville performer that led to the motion picture business. In 1911, Lasky was the producer of two Broadway musicals: Hello, Paris and A La Broadway.[3] Beatrice deMille was also producing plays on Broadway and she introduced him to her son Cecil B. DeMille.[4] They ventured into motion pictures in 1913. Lasky's sister, Blanche, married Samuel Goldwyn and in 1913 Lasky and Goldwyn teamed with Cecil B. DeMille and Oscar Apfel to form the Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company. With limited funds, they rented a barn near Los Angeles where they made Hollywood's first feature film, DeMille's The Squaw Man. Known today as the Lasky-DeMille Barn, it is home to the Hollywood Heritage Museum.

Other films produced by the studio include the original version of Brewster's Millions, The Call of the North, Cameo Kirby, The Circus Man, The Ghost Breaker, The Making of Bobby Burnit, The Man from Home, The Man on the Box, The Master Mind, The Only Son, The Virginian (all 1914), The Cheat, Carmen, Kindling (all 1915), The Blacklist (1916) and The Bottle Imp (1917). In 1920, Famous Players-Lasky built a large studio facility in Astoria, New York, now known as the Kaufman Astoria Studios. In 1927, Lasky was one of the 36 people who founded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Financial problems arose within the industry as a result of the Great Depression and the Famous Players-Lasky Company went into receivership in 1933.[5] Lasky then partnered with Mary Pickford to produce films but within a few years she dissolved their business relationship. Lasky then found work as a producer at one of the big studios until 1945 when he formed his own production company. He made his last film in 1951 and in 1957 published his autobiography, I Blow My Own Horn.[6] Jesse L. Lasky died at age 77 from a heart attack in Beverly Hills.[7][8] He is interred in Hollywood Forever Cemetery, adjacent to Paramount Studios, in Hollywood. For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Lasky has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6433 Hollywood Boulevard. Lasky Drive in Beverly Hills was named in his honor.

About Jesse L. Lasky (עברית)

ג'סי לואיס לסקי

''''''(באנגלית: Jesse Louis Lasky;‏ 13 בספטמבר 1880 - 13 בינואר 1958) היה מפיק סרטים יהודי-אמריקאי, מחלוצי תעשיית הקולנוע האמריקאית ואחד ממייסדי חברת פרמאונט.

חייו נולד בסן פרנסיסקו בשנת 1880 להורים יהודים, והחל לפתח קריירה בתעשיית הבידור האמריקאית.

בשנת 1911 הפיק שני מחזות זמר בתיאטראות ברודוויי. בשנת 1913 הקים יחד עם ססיל ב. דה-מיל, אוסקר אפפל וגיסו סמואל גולדווין את "חברת הסרטים של ג'סי ל. לסקי".

בשנת 1914 שכרה חברתו של לסקי אסם בקרבת לוס אנג'לס, ושם הפיקה את הסרט הראשון שצולם בהוליווד, "האיש הלבן" ("The Squaw Man"). באסם זה שוכן כיום המוזיאון למורשת הוליווד.

בשנת 1916 התמזגה חברתו של לסקי עם "חברת הסרטים של השחקנים המפורסמים" של אדולף צוקור, תוך הקמת אולפני פרמאונט.

בשנת 1927 נמנה לסקי עם מייסדי האקדמיה האמריקאית לקולנוע, ובשנת 1945 הקים חברת הפקה נפרדת.

סרטו האחרון הופק בשנת 1951, ובשנת 1957 פרסם אוטוביוגרפיה.

נפטר בבוורלי הילס בשנת 1958 כתוצאה מהתקף לב.

קישורים חיצוניים ויקישיתוף מדיה וקבצים בנושא ג'סי לסקי בוויקישיתוף IMDB Logo 2016.svg ג'סי לסקי , במסד הנתונים הקולנועיים IMDb (באנגלית) ג'סי לסקי , באתר "Find a Grave" (באנגלית) https://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%92%27%D7%A1%D7%99_%D7%9C%D7%A1%D7...

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Jesse Louis Lasky (September 13, 1880 – January 13, 1958) was an American pioneer motion picture producer.[1] He was a key founder of Paramount Pictures with Adolph Zukor and William Wadsworth Hodkinson, and father of screenwriter Jesse L. Lasky Jr.

Born in to a Jewish family[2] in San Francisco, California, he worked at a variety of jobs but began his entertainment career as a vaudeville performer that led to the motion picture business. In 1911, Lasky was the producer of two Broadway musicals: Hello, Paris and A La Broadway.[3] Beatrice deMille was also producing plays on Broadway and she introduced him to her son Cecil B. DeMille.[4] They ventured into motion pictures in 1913. Lasky's sister, Blanche, married Samuel Goldwyn and in 1913 Lasky and Goldwyn teamed with Cecil B. DeMille and Oscar Apfel to form the Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company. With limited funds, they rented a barn near Los Angeles where they made Hollywood's first feature film, DeMille's The Squaw Man. Known today as the Lasky-DeMille Barn, it is home to the Hollywood Heritage Museum.

Other films produced by the studio include the original version of Brewster's Millions, The Call of the North, Cameo Kirby, The Circus Man, The Ghost Breaker, The Making of Bobby Burnit, The Man from Home, The Man on the Box, The Master Mind, The Only Son, The Virginian (all 1914), The Cheat, Carmen, Kindling (all 1915), The Blacklist (1916) and The Bottle Imp (1917). In 1920, Famous Players-Lasky built a large studio facility in Astoria, New York, now known as the Kaufman Astoria Studios. In 1927, Lasky was one of the 36 people who founded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Financial problems arose within the industry as a result of the Great Depression and the Famous Players-Lasky Company went into receivership in 1933.[5] Lasky then partnered with Mary Pickford to produce films but within a few years she dissolved their business relationship. Lasky then found work as a producer at one of the big studios until 1945 when he formed his own production company. He made his last film in 1951 and in 1957 published his autobiography, I Blow My Own Horn.[6] Jesse L. Lasky died at age 77 from a heart attack in Beverly Hills.[7][8] He is interred in Hollywood Forever Cemetery, adjacent to Paramount Studios, in Hollywood. For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Lasky has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6433 Hollywood Boulevard. Lasky Drive in Beverly Hills was named in his honor.

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Jesse L. Lasky's Timeline

1880
September 13, 1880
San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States
1910
September 19, 1910
New York, New York, NY, United States
1921
March 24, 1921
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
1922
October 11, 1922
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
1958
January 13, 1958
Age 77
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States