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Warner, Harry Morrislocked

(12 December 1881–25 July 1958)
  • Douglas Gomery

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Warner, Harry Morris (12 December 1881–25 July 1958), motion picture executive, was born in Krasnosielce, Poland, the son of Benjamin (original surname unknown), a cobbler, and Pearl Eichelbaum. The Warner family immigrated to the United States sometime between 1883 and 1890, settling first in Baltimore, then moving to Canada and on to Youngstown, Ohio. Harry Warner began his working career early as an apprentice in his father’s shoe repair business. But Harry and his younger brothers, ...

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