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Lorentz, Parelocked

(11 December 1905–04 March 1992)
  • Jennifer M. Barker


Lorentz, Pare (11 December 1905–04 March 1992), documentary filmmaker, was born Leonard MacTaggart Lorentz in Clarksburg, West Virginia, the son of Alma MacTaggart Ruttencutter and Pare Hanson Lorentz, a printer. After studying at West Virginia Wesleyan College and the University of West Virginia, Lorentz moved to New York City in 1924, where he found employment as editor for the ...

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