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Samuel Goldwyn

Samuel Goldwyn Productions

1916 - 1959

Entertainment & Broadcast Media

1910 b. 1882
male
Personal
Born-Died1882 - 1974
BirthplacePoland
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1910

Goldwyn is recognized worldwide as one of the most significant single individuals in the history of the motion picture industry. Goldwyn became Hollywood's pre-eminent independent filmmaker producing a body of work, which included 80 films. In 1947, Goldwyn made “The Best Years of Our Lives,” which won the Academy Award for Best Picture and grossed almost $10 million in its opening year, an astronomical sum at the time.