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Sam Warner

Born: Aug 10, 1887

Death: Oct 5, 1927

Birthplace: Krasnosielc

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: Poland

Sam Warner

Date of Birth : Aug 10, 1887
Date of Death : Oct 5, 1927
Birth Place : Krasnosielc

Samuel Louis "Sam" Warner was a Polish-born American film producer who was the co-founder and chief executive officer of Warner Bros. Studios. He established the studio along with his brothers Harry, Albert, and Jack L. Warner. Sam Warner is credited with procuring the technology that enabled Warner Bros. to produce the film industry's first feature-length talking picture, The Jazz Singer. He died in 1927, the day before the film's enormously successful premiere.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Businessperson
  • Media proprietor

Also known as

  • Samuel Louis Warner
  • Samuel L. Warner
  • Samuel Eichelbaum
  • S.L. Warner
  • Schmuel Wonsal
  • The Father of Talking Pictures
  • Samuel Louis "Sam" Warner
  • Schmuel Wonskolaser


  • Benjamin Warner
  • Pearl Leah Eichelbaum


  • Lina Basquette


  • Lita Warner
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