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date: 24 February 2021

Kael, Paulinelocked

(19 June 1919–3 Sept. 2001)
  • Wayne Stengel


Kael, Pauline (19 June 1919–3 Sept. 2001), film critic, was the last of five children born to a chicken farmer of Russian Jewish extraction, Isaac Kael, and his wife, the former Judith Friedman, in Petaluma, California. When her family lost the farm when she was eight, they moved to San Francisco. She graduated from San Francisco Girls’ High School in ...

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