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1867 – 1939
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Who was Carl Laemmle?
Carl Laemmle was a pioneer in American film making and a founder of one of the original major Hollywood movie studios – Universal. Laemmle produced or was otherwise involved in over four hundred films.
Regarded as one of the most important of the early film pioneers, Laemmle was born on the Radstrasse just outside the former Jewish quarter of Laupheim. He emigrated to the US in 1884, working in Chicago as a bookkeeper or office manager for 20 years. He began buying nickelodeons, eventually expanding into a film distribution service, the Laemmle Film Service.
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- Jan 17, 1867
- Also known as
- Karl Lämmle
- Recha Stern
(1898 - 1919/01/13)
- Recha Stern
- United States of America
- Universal Studios
- Sep 24, 1939
- Resting place
- Home of Peace Cemetery
on July 23, 2013
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