Goldwyn, Samuel

   American film producer. He emigrated at the age of 13 from Warsaw to the US. In 1918 he formed the Goldwyn Pictures Corporation. Later he established Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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  • Goldwyn, Samuel — orig. Schmuel Gelbfisz later Samuel Goldfish born July 1879, Warsaw, Pol. died Jan. 31, 1974, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. U.S. film producer. He emigrated alone at age 13 from Poland to New York, where he worked in a glove factory and became a… …   Universalium

  • Goldwyn,Samuel — Gold·wyn (gōldʹwĭn), Samuel. 1882 1974. Polish born American film producer who founded his own film company (1917) and merged with Louis B. Mayer to form Metro Goldwyn Mayer (1925). His many productions include The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) …   Universalium

  • Goldwyn, Samuel — orig. Schmuel Gelbfisz post. Samuel Goldfish (jul. 1879, Varsovia, Polonia–31 ene. 1974, Los Ángeles, Cal., EE.UU.). Productor de cine estadounidense. A la edad de 13 años viajó sin familia desde Polonia hasta Nueva York. Ahí trabajó y llegó a… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Goldwyn Pictures — Goldwyn Picture Corporation – kurz: Goldwyn Pictures – war eine US amerikanische Filmproduktionsgesellschaft, die 1916 von Samuel Goldwyn, Edgar Selwyn und Archibald Selwyn gegründet wurde. Die Firma ging 1924 in der Metro Goldwyn Mayer auf.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Samuel Goldwyn — Samuel Goldwyn, en el centro, circa 1916 Nombre real Schmuel Gelbfisz Nacimiento 17 de agosto de 1879 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Samuel Goldfish — Samuel Goldwyn Samuel Goldwyn est le pseudonyme de Schmuel Gelbfisz, producteur américain d origine polonaise né le 17 août 1882 à Varsovie (Pologne), décédé le 31 janvier 1974 à Los Angeles (Californie). Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Filmographie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Samuel — samuel. m. C. Rica. Acción de samuelear. || echar un samuel. fr. C. Rica. samuelear. * * * Samuel, Herbert Louis (Šemū´ēl) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Samuel Goldwyn — Infobox actor bgcolour = Silver name = Samuel Goldwyn caption = Samuel Goldwyn centre frame, ca. 1916 birthname = Schmuel Gelbfisz birthdate = ca . July 1879 [Berg, A. Scott. Goldwyn: A Biography . New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1989)] location =… …   Wikipedia

  • 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) • Syn: ↑Goldwyn, ↑Sam Goldwyn • Instance Hypernyms: ↑film maker, ↑filmmaker, ↑film producer, ↑movie maker * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Samuel — /sam yooh euhl/, n. 1. a judge and prophet of Israel. I Sam. 1 3; 8 15. 2. either of two books of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: I Sam., II Sam. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning name of God. * * * I (с 11th century BC) Old… …   Universalium

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