Sam Warner

Media proprietor, Organization founder

1887 – 1927

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Who was Sam Warner?

Samuel Louis "Sam" Warner was an American film producer who was the 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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Born
Aug 10, 1887
Krasnosielc
Also known as
  • The Father of Talking Pictures
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Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Lived in
  • Sandusky
  • Youngstown
  • Baltimore
Died
Oct 5, 1927
Los Angeles
Resting place
Home of Peace Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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