Jesse L. Lasky
American film producer
Jesse L. Lasky
{{Infobox Person |birth_name= Jesse Louis Lasky |image= Jesse-lasky-1915. jpg |image_size = |caption= Lasky in 1915. |birth_date= September 13, 1880(1880-09-13) |birth_place= San Francisco, California, U.S. |death_date= January 13, 1958(1958-01-13) (aged 77) |death_place= Beverly Hills, California, U.S. |occupation= Film producer |children= Jesse L. Lasky, Jr.
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Will HBO Arbuckle Bio Tell the Truth About Early Hollywood? - AVN News (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
But Jesse Lasky, head of Famous Players, wouldn't have that! Instead, the mogul sent the studio physician to the set to keep Reid constantly supplied with morphine so that he could continue working—and once that film wrapped, with Reid contracted to
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Life of 1920s Bloomington race driver filled with mystery - Bloomington Pantagraph
Google News - over 5 years
Frank Schuker, carried on an alleged affair with Paramount Pictures founder Jesse Lasky, and later married — at first secretly — Mexican film writer-producer and diplomat S. Manuel Reachi, though that too ended in divorce. After attempting a comeback
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Płot zagraża zwierzętom - KopalniaWiedzy (komunikaty prasowe) (Blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Jesse Lasky, magistrant z University of Texas, opublikował w piśmie Diversity and Distributions wyniki swoich badań, z których wynika, że bariera najbardziej zagraża wyspecjalizowanym gatunkom zajmującym niewielkie habitaty
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Afectan muros en frontera EU-México a poblaciones de vida silvestre - Diario Provincia
Google News - over 5 years
“La frontera México-Estados Unidos se extiende por regiones de extraordinaria diversidad biológica, así como de intenso impacto humano”, dijo Jesse Lasky, del Laboratorio de Biología Integrativa de la Universidad de Texas, en Austin, quien encabezó el
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National Road and Zane Grey Museum - Sioux City Journal
Google News - over 5 years
He formed his own motion picture company Zane Grey Productions in 1919 but soon sold the company to Jesse Lasky who with his partner Adolph Zukor formed Paramount Pictures. Zane Grey's writings were made into 46 full length movies and 31 short subjects
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Edición de Emma Goldman, anarquistas de dos mundos, de José Peirats - kaosenlared.net
Google News - almost 6 years
... de manera que envió una y otra vez sinopsis de las película que soñaba a jerifaltes más o menos liberales de la industria, tales como Jesse Lasky (habitual colaborador del reaccionario DeMille), al gran actor Lionel Barrymore, y al productor Carl
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Lost LA: Exposition Park's Wee Hoose 'Mang the Heather - Los Angeles Times
Google News - almost 6 years
On opening day of the 1921 California Flower Show and Horticultural Exhibition, visitors discovered Howard's corner, created by a set designer for Jesse Lasky, co-founder of Paramount Studios. At the door to a thatched-roof cottage, built 'mang some
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In Another Time > Wildwood's big screen connections - Shore News Today
Google News - almost 6 years
Producer Jesse Lasky was there too and he served as honorary chairman. But while Hunt put the finishing touches on movies, so to speak, by showing them in his theaters, especially the premiere films, there were others who made it possible to happen by
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Gary Cooper, un Américain trop tranquille? - L'Express
Google News - almost 6 years
"Nous avons presque dû lui forcer la main", évoquera, amusé, le patron du studio, Jesse Lasky. Qu'attend, en fait, de la vie Gary ? Peintre manqué, il accepte désormais d'en faire son passe-temps, à l'ombre d'un métier plus exigeant
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Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (DVD) - DVDTOWN.com
Google News - almost 6 years
But it's Hollywood where the "Dream Factories" would end up, with more big shots like Jesse Lasky and Cecile B. DeMille moving there. In this episode we get "The Squaw Man," Hollywood's first feature-length movie; early animation like "Little Nemo";
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THEATER REVIEW; One-to-One Words Of a Blacklistee
NYTimes - over 13 years
Even beyond the sonorous trochees that make it stick in the mind like a musical phrase, Dalton Trumbo is a memorable name in Hollywood. You can still see it on the screen a lot. Trumbo, who died in 1976, was a prolific screenwriter whose 50 or so film credits included ''Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo,'' ''Lonely Are the Brave,'' ''Spartacus,''
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HOLIDAY FILMS: HISTORY LESSONS; Unfriendly Witnesses In Togas And Boots
NYTimes - over 15 years
THE committee feeds its witness the usual threat, wrapped in an un-nourishing promise: Cooperate and we'll be lenient. Just confirm what we already know. Name your friend as a traitor. No one knows how many times this scene has been enacted over the centuries, before the public and in closed-door sessions alike. But I can tell you that from 1947,
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TELEVISION REVIEW; From Warsaw to Hollywood, a Film Mogul's Odyssey
NYTimes - over 15 years
When young Schmuel Gelbfisz decided to leave Warsaw at the age of 16 and make his way to America, he did not ask his widowed mother for train fare or save his own money for the trip. He just started walking. He ended up in England, where he stayed for a couple of years. Finally, in 1898, he sailed to North America (with money that he either begged
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AT LUNCH WITH: DAVID PUTTNAM; A Political Lesson Proves Apt for Film, Too
NYTimes - about 18 years
After David Puttnam shifted from movies to politics, he was an advance man in Tony Blair's campaign to become Britain's Prime Minister. On his way to Torquay for a meeting before the 1992 election, Mr. Puttnam was asked to stop at a small town en route to make a speech. The talk was scheduled for 7 P.M. at a schoolhouse, and the train to Torquay
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Streetscapes/The Foot of East 53d Street; From 'Dead End' Contrast to Homogeneous Luxury
NYTimes - almost 22 years
THE playwright Sidney Kingsley, who died last month, gained enduring fame for "Dead End," a Broadway hit when it opened in 1935 and again as the Humphrey Bogart movie of 1937. Set at the foot of East 53d Street where the new money of River House rubbed up against the then-squalid waterfront, "Dead End" captured the dramatic social contrasts that
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Ideas & Trends; What Shiny Toys Money Can Buy!
NYTimes - almost 22 years
WHEN Edgar Bronfman Jr., the president and chief executive of Seagram's, announced that he is negotiating to buy 80 percent of MCA from its disillusioned Japanese owner, he was making his bid for a playgound. By acquiring MCA, Mr. Bronfman would get theme parks, a record company and Universal Pictures. It sounds like fun, but remember: he would
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1958
    Age 77
    Died on January 13, 1958.
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  • 1951
    Age 70
    He made his last film in 1951 and in 1957 published his autobiography, I Blow My Own Horn.
    More Details Hide Details Jesse L. Lasky died at age 77 from a heart attack in Beverly Hills. 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.
  • 1945
    Age 64
    Lasky then found work as a producer at one of the big studios until 1945 when he formed his own production company.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1933
    Age 52
    Financial problems arose within the industry as a result of the Great Depression and the Famous Players-Lasky Company went into receivership in 1933.
    More Details Hide Details Jesse Lasky then partnered with Mary Pickford to produce films but within a few years she dissolved their business relationship.
  • FORTIES
  • 1927
    Age 46
    In 1927, Lasky was one of the thirty-six people who founded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1920
    Age 39
    In 1920, Famous Players-Lasky built a large studio facility in Astoria, New York, now known as the Kaufman Astoria Studios.
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  • 1916
    Age 35
    In 1916, their company merged with Adolph Zukor's Famous Players Film Company to create the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation.
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  • 1913
    Age 32
    Born 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. His 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.
    More Details Hide Details 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.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1880
    Born
    Born on September 13, 1880.
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