Heisler, Stuart, 1894-1979

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Dates:
Birth 1894-12-05
Death 1979-08-21
Americans

Biographical notes:

Heisler was born in 1894 in Los Angeles, CA; quit school in the eighth grade to work in the motion picture industry; entered films in 1913 as a propman; began work with Mack Sennett in 1914, and eventually worked for many of the film studios, including Samuel Goldwyn, Warner Brothers, and Universal; directed more than 25 feature films, including The glass key (1942), The Negro soldier (1944), Along came Jones (1945), Blue skies (1946), Tokyo Joe (1949), Journey into light (1951), I died a thousand times (1955), and The burning hills (1956); directed television films in the 1960s; died in Aug. 1979 in Oceanside, CA.

From the description of Papers, 1913-1967. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38989067

Motion picture director, California.

From the description of Oral history interview, 1971 Apr. 15 [sound recording]. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 35773978

Biography

Heisler was born in 1894 in Los Angeles, CA; quit school in the eighth grade to work in the motion picture industry; entered films in 1913 as a propman; began work with Mack Sennett in 1914, and eventually worked for many of the film studios, including Samuel Goldwyn, Warner Brothers, and Universal; directed more than 25 feature films, including The Glass Key (1942), The Negro Soldier (1944), Along Came Jones (1945), Blue Skies (1946), Tokyo Joe (1949), Journey Into Light (1951), I Died A Thousand Times (1955), and The Burning Hills (1956); directed television films in the 1960s; died in Aug. 1979 in Oceanside, CA.

From the guide to the Stuart Heisler Papers, 1913-1967, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Motion pictures--Editing
  • Motion picture producers and directors--Archival resources
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Motion picture industry

Occupations:

  • Motion picture producers and directors--California, Southern--Archival resources

Places:

  • California, Southern (as recorded)