Goldwyn (Goldfish), Samuel

   US film producer. Goldwyn came to America from Warsaw at the age of thirteen. In 1918 he formed the Goldwyn Pictures Corporation, then in 1924 formed Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Among his most successful films were The Little Foxes (1941) and The Best Years of Our Lives (1947). His malapropisms were famous: one of the most quoted was ‘Include me out.’

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  • GOLDWYN (Goldfish), SAMUEL — (1882–1974), U.S. motion picture producer. Born in Warsaw, Poland, he immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 13. He worked in a glove factory, and at the age of 30 owned a successful glove company. In 1913 Goldwyn entered the motion picture… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Samuel Goldwyn — (Bildmitte Samuel Goldwyn (* 17. August 1879[1] in Warschau, Polen, Russisches Reich, heute Polen; † 31. Januar 1974, Los Angeles …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Goldwyn Picture Corporation — Rechtsform Corporation Gründung 1916 Auflösung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 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

  • Goldwyn —   [ gəʊldwɪn], Samuel, eigentlich S. Goldfish [ gəʊldfɪʃ], amerikanischer Filmunternehmer, * Warschau 22. 8. 1882, ✝ Los Angeles (Kalifornien) 31. 1. 1974; kam 1896 in die USA, wurde Handschuhfabrikant in New York, gründete 1913 mit J. L. Lasky… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • 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

  • 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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