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Leon Schlesinger

English Producer Leon Schlesinger
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Leon Schlesinger, an American producer, was born on 20 May 1884 and took his last breath on 25 December 1949. During the Great Era of Animation, Leon Schlesinger founded Leon Schlesinger Productions, which later acquired Warner Bros. He initially established Pacific Title and Art in 1919 after working as an usher, songbook agent, actor, and manager at numerous theatres. His major business was crafting silent film title cards. Schlesinger was a savvy businessman with the ability to spot talent. Schlesinger was also notorious for his speech defect among his animators. As the popularity of talking pictures (“talkies”) grew in 1929 and 1930, Schlesinger searched for various ways to profit from the new technology. Animators who collaborated with Schlesinger described him as the egotistical and flamboyant person who had a dandy-like appearance. Schlesinger led the animation business until 1944, then he sold Looney Tunes During the golden age of American animation, one o >> Read More... ' assets and copyrights to Warner Bros. His cremation took place at Beth Olam Mausoleum in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, California.

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