Mayer, Louis (Mayer, Lazar)


Mayer, Louis (Mayer, Lazar)
(1885-1957)
   American film producer, of Russian origin. Born in Minsk, Russia, he went to Canada with his parents. In 1904 he worked in the scrap-metal business in Boston. Several years later he invested in a small theatre in Haverhill, Massachusetts. This was followed by several other theatres and he branched out into film distribution. In 1918 he established his own studio in Los Angeles; subsequently he became head of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios.

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  • Mayer — Mayer, Julius Robert von * * * (as used in expressions) Mayer, Louis B(urt) Eliezer Mayer Lazar Mayer Mayer, Maria (Gertrude) Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Inc. Wise, Isaac Mayer …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mayer — /muy euhr/ or, Ger., /muy euhrdd/ for 1; /may euhr/ for 2; /muy euhr/ for 3, n. 1. Julius Robert von /joohl yeuhs rob euhrt von/; Ger. /yooh lee oos rddoh berddt feuhn/, 1814 78, German physicist. 2. Louis B(urt) /berrt/, 1885 1957, U.S. motion… …   Universalium

  • Louis Burt Mayer — Louis B. Mayer (* angeblich 4. Juli 1885 in Minsk, Weißrussland; † 29. Oktober 1957 in Los Angeles, Kalifornien; eigentlich Lazar Mayer oder Eliezer Meir) war ein US amerikanischer Filmproduzent. Mayer ist bekannt als Erfinder des Star Systems in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Louis B. Mayer — (rechts) mit Judy Garland und Mickey Rooney Louis B. Mayer (* angeblich 4. Juli 1885 in Minsk, Weißrussland; † 29. Oktober 1957 in Los Angeles, Kalifornie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Louis B. Mayer — junto a Joan Crawford. Nombre real Lazar Mayer Nacimiento 12 de julio de 1884 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Louis B. Mayer — For the North Carolina jurist, see Louis B. Meyer. Louis B. Mayer Mayer in 1953 Born Lazar Meir July 12, 1884 Dymer, Ukraine Died October 29, 1957 …   Wikipedia

  • Mayer, Louis B — ▪ American producer original name  Eliezer Mayer , or  Lazar Mayer  born July 4, 1885, Minsk, Russian Empire died Oct. 29, 1957, Los Angeles       most powerful motion picture executive in Hollywood for 30 years. As the head of Metro Goldwyn… …   Universalium

  • Mayer, Louis B(urt) — orig. Eliezer Mayer or Lazar Mayer born July 4, 1885, Minsk, Russian Empire died Oct. 29, 1957, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. Russian born U.S. film executive. He immigrated to Canada and then the U.S. with his family and worked in his father s scrap …   Universalium

  • Mayer, Louis B(urt) — orig. Eliezer Mayer o Lazar Mayer (4 jul. 1885, Minsk, Imperio ruso–29 oct. 1957, Los Ángeles, Cal., EE.UU.). Ejecutivo cinematográfico estadounidense de origen ruso. Emigró junto a su familia primero a Canadá y luego a EE.UU. A la edad de 14… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Liste von Pseudonymen — Hier ist eine Liste bekannter Pseudonyme. Inhalt und Konventionen Die Liste soll alphabetisch nach den Pseudonymen sortiert sein. Die Einträge sollen formatiert sein, um Übersichtlichkeit zu gewährleisten. Namensverkürzungen (z. B. Rudi… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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