Heisler, Stuart, 1894-1979

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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

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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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referencedIn Asian American Film Ephemera Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Heisler, Stuart, 1894-1979,. Oral history interview, 1971 Apr. 15 [sound recording]. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Stuart Heisler Papers, 1913-1967 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Heisler, Stuart, 1894-1979. Papers, 1913-1967. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Neuman, Sam. Hitler, 1961 May 19 / by Sam Neuman and E. Charles Straus. Ohio State University Libraries
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associatedWith Hufford, Kenneth, person
associatedWith Neuman, Sam. person
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California, Southern
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Motion pictures--Editing
Motion picture producers and directors--Archival resources
Motion picture producers and directors
Motion picture industry
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Motion picture producers and directors--California, Southern--Archival resources
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Birth 1894-12-05

Death 1979-08-21

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