Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM American National Biography Online. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in American National Biography Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Roach, Hallocked

(14 January 1892–02 November 1992)
  • Stephen G. Marshall

Extract

Roach, Hal (14 January 1892–02 November 1992), movie producer and director, was born Harold Eugene Roach in Elmira, New York, the son of Charles Roach, a jewelry salesman, and Mabel Bally, who ran a boardinghouse. Roach attended public and Catholic schools until the age of sixteen, when his father advised him to leave home and educate himself by traveling....

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription