Person - Stahl, John M. (1886-1950)

Stahl, John M. (1886-1950)




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1886-01-21 - 1950-01-12


John M. Stahl was an American of origin Russian-Jewish film director and producer. He worked since he was a child in the show business as actor in the Jewish theatre of New York and later in the cinema business. He arrived to Hollywood in 1924 and was hired by the Metro goldwyn-Mayer. He was one of the 35 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Hollywood in 1927. He made several movies of melodramatic genre that achieved the fame, but were forgotten as time passed. Nowadays, his activity is starting to be remebered again, some of his works are on television and new DVD editions are being made. Among his most popular movies are: "Leave Her to Heaven" (945), "Imitation of Life" (1934) and "The Keys of the Kingdom" (1944).



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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. (Estados Unidos)  ( He/She works for )

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Stahl, C. Ray (1920-1959)  - Progenitor (He is the father of)

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Biblioteca Nacional de España


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