Lasky, Jesse

(1880-1958)
   American film producer. Born in San Francisco, he appeared in vaudeville and later formed the Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company which merged with the firm of Adolph Zukor in 1916. The Famous Players-Lasky Corporation became known as Paramount. He was in charge of the West Coast operations until the early 1930s.

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  • LASKY, JESSE L. — LASKY, JESSE L. (1880–1958), U.S. film producer. Born in San Francisco, California, Lasky was one of the founders of the motion picture industry. As a young man he was a newspaper reporter, a gold prospector in Alaska, and then vaudeville… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lasky,Jesse Louis — Las·ky (lăsʹkē), Jesse Louis. 1880 1958. American motion picture producer who helped found Paramount studios (1933). The pictures he produced include Sergeant York (1941) and The Great Caruso (1951). * * * …   Universalium

  • Jesse Lasky — Jesse L. Lasky Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lasky. Jesse Louis Lasky Portrait de 1915 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jesse Louis Lasky — Jesse L. Lasky Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lasky. Jesse Louis Lasky Portrait de 1915 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jesse L. Lasky — Jesse Louis Lasky, Sr. Lasky in 1915 Born September 13, 1880(1880 09 13) San Francisco, California Died January 13, 1958 …   Wikipedia

  • Jesse L. Lasky, Jr. — Jesse Louis Lasky, Jr. (September 19, 1910 April 11, 1988) was an American screenwriter. Contents 1 Family 2 Education 3 Career 4 World War II …   Wikipedia

  • Jesse L. Lasky — Jesse Louis Lasky (* 13. September 1880 in San Francisco, Kalifornien; † 13. Januar 1958 in Hollywood) war ein US amerikanischer Filmproduzent. Karriere Er begann seine Karriere in der Unterhaltungsbranche beim …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lasky — is a surname, and may refer to:* Bette Lasky, U.S. Representative for New Hampshire * Dorothea Lasky * Jesse L. Lasky * Jesse L. Lasky, Jr. * Kathryn Lasky * Melvin J. Lasky * Pat Silver Lasky * Victor Lasky ee also* Laski (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Jesse L. Lasky — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lasky. Jesse L. Lasky …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jesse Louis Lasky — (September 13, 1880 ndash; January 13, 1958) was a pioneer Hollywood film producer, and also a key founder of Paramount Pictures with Adolph Zukor. BiographyBorn in San Francisco, California, he worked at a variety of jobs but began his… …   Wikipedia

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