Robert L. Lippert

Robert L. Lippert

Film Producer
Born Mar 31, 1909

Robert L. Lippert was a prolific film producer and cinema owner who eventually owned a chain of 118 theatres.

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1909 Birth Born in 1909.


1942 33 Years Old Lippert went from cinema manager to owning a chain of cinemas in California in 1942, during the peak years of theatre attendance. … Read More
1945 36 Years Old Dissatisfied with what he believed to be exorbitant rental fees charged by major studios, Lippert formed Screen Guild Productions in 1945, its first release being a Bob Steele western called Wildfire, made in Cinecolor. … Read More
1948 39 Years Old Screen Guild became Lippert Pictures, Inc. in 1948, utilizing rental stages and the movie ranch known as Corriganville for its films; 130 features were released between 1948 and 1955. … Read More


1959 50 Years Old …  In 1959 Lippert renamed Regal as Associated Producers Incorporated (API) to make more low-budget films for double bills (API having similar initials to exploitation specialist American International Pictures may have been coincidental).
1962 53 Years Old Faced with increasing production costs in Hollywood, Lippert announced in 1962 that he would be making films in England, Italy (The Last Man on Earth) and the Philippines. … Read More


1976 67 Years Old Died in 1976.
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