Who is Samuel Goldwyn?

  • (noun): United States film maker (born in Poland) who founded his own film company and later merged with Louis B. Mayer (1882-1974).
    Synonyms: Goldwyn, Sam Goldwyn

Samuel Goldwyn

Samuel Goldwyn (born Schmuel Gelbfisz (Yiddish: שמואל גלבפֿיץ); c. July 1879 – January 31, 1974), also known as Samuel Goldfish, was an American film producer. He was most well known for being the founding contributor and executive of several motion picture studios in Hollywood.

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - The MGM Library - Material Owned By MGM
... Productions library The pre-1997 The Samuel Goldwyn Company library, including the theatrical rights to the films of Compass International Pictures, with the major exception of films originally ...
Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation - Production - Development
... It was distributed in the United States by The Samuel Goldwyn Company, an independent outfit, and grossed US$22.9 million at the North American box-office ... At one point, The Samuel Goldwyn Company was about to release A New Generation, but lost the distribution rights after turning down demands from the producers ... This led founder Samuel Goldwyn, Jr ...
Samuel Goldwyn Productions - See Also
... Goldwyn Pictures, the film production and distribution company active from 1916 and merged with Metro Pictures and Louis B ... Mayer Pictures to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on April 16, 1924 ... Samuel Goldwyn Studio, informal name for the Pickford-Fairbanks Studios lot in Hollywood ...
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
... The Samuel Goldwyn Theatre is a movie theater in Beverly Hills, California, named after Samuel Goldwyn ...
The Care Bears Movie - Release
... just said, 'You're very nice, good-bye.' " When few takers were left, she took it to the Samuel Goldwyn Company ... Hollywood stars like Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford, founder Samuel Goldwyn, Jr ... edition of Guinness Film Facts and Feats, the Samuel Goldwyn Company spent up to US$24 million on the publicity budget for The Care Bears Movie, the largest at that time ...

Famous quotes containing the words goldwyn and/or samuel:

    That is the kind of ad I like. Facts, facts, facts.
    —Samuel Goldwyn (1882–1974)

    Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.
    Bible: Hebrew Proverbs, 6:6.

    The words were rendered by Samuel Johnson in the opening lines of The Ant: “Turn on the prudent ant thy heedful eyes, Observe her labours, sluggard, and be wise.”