Brown, Harry Joe, 1893-1972

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Harry Joe Brown (1893-1972) was a motion picture director and producer. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he attended the University of Michigan from 1909-1910, and earned his L.L.B. from Syracuse in 1915. He became a stage and screen actor, director, and producer for Warner Brothers Paramount Pictures, Pathe and R.K.O. as well as founder of Murphy Brown Productions and Sage Productions. He was the producer for the 1950s television program "Crossroads" where each episode centered on a dramatic, spiritually uplifting message for the life of the central character.

From the description of Harry Joe Brown papers, 1954-1959. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 169946539

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associatedWith Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982. person
associatedWith Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978. person
associatedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Enterprise Productions. corporateBody
associatedWith Ford, John, 1895-1973 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Television authorship--20th century
Motion picture producers and directors--20th century
Religious drama


Birth 1890-09-22

Death 1972-04-28





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