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.
Albert Warner Facts
|Birth Name||Albert Eichelbaum|
|Birthday||July 23, 1883|
|Date of death||November 26, 1967 (Miami Beach, Florida, USA, age 84)|
|Lost in America|
|The Illusion of Truth|
|Defending Your Life|
|The Run of the Country|
|The Brothers Warner|
|One Rainy Afternoon|
|The Concorde: Airport '79|