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William (Beryl) Klein (1903 - 1988)

"Wilhelm Klein"

A noted Chicago pioneer in radio and TV broadcasting. He produced the first foreign language radio program in the USA, from 1927 until 1962 and was the founder of the United Film and Recording Studios ...

9/14/2014 11/18/2016

7/31/2015 7/31/2015

Oscar Micheaux MP (1884 - 1951)

Oscar Devereaux Micheaux (January 2, 1884 – March 25, 1951) was an African-American author, film director and independent producer of more than 44 films. Although the short-lived Lincoln Motion Pictu...

2/16/2009 4/14/2015

Samuel Goldwyn MP (1879 - 1974)

Samuel Goldwyn (c. July 1879 – January 31, 1974) was an American film producer, and founding contributor executive of several motion picture studios. Biography Goldwyn was born Schmuel Gelbfisz in ...

6/7/2009 11/22/2014

Léon Ernest Gaumont MP (1864 - 1946)

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5/18/2014 5/18/2014

Charlie Chaplin MP (1889 - 1977)

"Charlie"

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin , KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. Chaplin became a worldwide icon thro...

7/15/2009 5/10/2014

Mary Pickford MP (1892 - 1979)

"Gladys Louise Smith"

Known as America’s sweetheart, Mary Pickford was a legendary film actress during the age of silent pictures. She often appeared on screen in young girl roles, even when she was an adult. Pickford began...

11/18/2009 5/10/2014

Jesse L. Lasky MP (1880 - 1958)

See Wikipedia... 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 Willi...

2/26/2012 5/10/2014

Jules Brulatour MP (1870 - 1946)

Pierre Ernest Jules Brulatour (April 7, 1870 – October 26, 1946) was a pioneering executive figure in American silent cinema. Beginning as American distribution representative for Lumiere Brothers raw ...

4/6/2012 5/10/2014

Adolph Zukor MP (1873 - 1976)

"Mier ABraham"

Adolf Zukor, born Adolph Cukor, (January 7, 1873 – June 10, 1976) was a film mogul and founder of Paramount Pictures. He was born to a Jewish family in Ricse, Hungary, which was then a part of the Au...

9/20/2008 4/25/2014

Hobart Bosworth MP (1867 - 1943)

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4/25/2014 4/25/2014

William Fox MP (1879 - 1952)

"Melech"

Motion Picture Pioneer. Founder of the Fox Film Corporation. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), William Fox, 1952; Burial, Brooklyn, Kings (Brooklyn), New York, Unite...

12/14/2009 4/25/2014

Cecil B. DeMille MP (1881 - 1959)

Cecil Blount Demille, known as Cecil B. DeMille , was a pioneering film director - in both silent and sound movies. Starting in 1913, he became a dominant force in the Hollywood film industry for 40 ye...

7/22/2011 4/25/2014

Carl Laemmle MP (1867 - 1939)

See Wikipedia... See article in The New York Times... See video 100 Years of Universal: The Carl Laemmle Era Carl Laemmle (January 17, 1867 in Laupheim, Germany – September 24, 1939 in Los Ange...

8/28/2010 4/25/2014