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Albert Warner

Albert Warner

Albert Warner (July 23, 1883 - November 26, 1967) was the one of the founders of Warner Bros. Studios

Born Albert Eichelbaum in Krasnosielc, Mazovia, Poland, he emigrated with his family to Canada in the early 1890s. The family moved to Ohio and as a young man, along with his two brothers, Albert warner entered the nickeloden business in Pennsylvania in 1903. Four years later they established a film distribution business and as soon as he was old enough, youngest brother Jack joined the business. In 1912 they began producing films and in 1918 expanded operations to Hollywood, California where they set up a studio on Sunset Boulevard. Sam and Jack moved to the West Coast to produce films while Albert and Harry remained on the East Coast to handle distribution.

Albert Warner would serve as Treasurer of Warner Brothers Pictures until 1956 when he and Harry sold their interest in the business.

Albert warner died in 1967 in Miami Beach, Florida where he had been living in retirement.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Albert Warner Facts

Birth NameAlbert Eichelbaum
BirthdayJuly 23, 1883
BirthplaceMazovia, Poland
Date of deathNovember 26, 1967 (Miami Beach, Florida, USA, age 84)

Selected Filmography

Lost in America
The Illusion of Truth
Defending Your Life
The Run of the Country
The Brothers Warner
Unholy Love
One Rainy Afternoon
The Concorde: Airport '79
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