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Herman Cohen (II) (1925–2002)

Herman Cohen's motion picture career began at his local cinema, the Dexter Theater in Detroit, during his preteen years--he worked there as a "gofer" and later as an usher. He next became assistant manager of Detroit's Fox Theater. After a Marine Corps hitch, Cohen worked as sales manager for the Detroit branch of Columbia Pictures, then relocated... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1977 Watch Me When I Kill (co-producer)
 1974 Craze (producer)
 1970 Trog (producer)
 1969 Django the Bastard (producer)
 1969 Sophie's Place (producer)
 1967 Berserk (producer)
 1965 A Study in Terror (executive producer)
 1963 Black Zoo (producer)
 1961 Konga (executive producer)
 1959 Horrors of the Black Museum (producer)
 1959 The Headless Ghost (producer)
 1958 How to Make a Monster (producer)
 1957 I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (producer)
 1957 Blood of Dracula (producer)
 1957 I Was a Teenage Werewolf (producer)
 1957 Crime of Passion (producer)
 1956 Dance with Me, Henry (producer)
 1956 The Brass Legend (producer)
 1956 Magnificent Roughnecks (producer)
 1955 Operation Malaya (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1954 Target Earth (producer)
 1954 River Beat (co-producer)
 1952 Battles of Chief Pontiac (associate producer)
 1952 Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (associate producer)
 1952 Kid Monk Baroni (associate producer)
 1951 The Bushwhackers (associate producer)
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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kenneth Langtry | Ralph Thornton
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Personal Quote:

[on working with Joan Crawford on Berserk (1967)] "When Joan arrived, she had four cases of hundred-proof vodka with her, because that strength is unavailable in England. In spite of her sipping the vodka, she was very professional during Berserk (1967), and she never took a drink unless I okayed it. She always knew her lines and she was always on time - in fact, she came in very early in the ... See more »

Trivia:

James H. Nicholson approached him about being a partner in the American Releasing Company (later American International Pictures). Cohen had to turn the offer down due to a commitment to United Artists. Nicholson then offered the position to his lawyer, Samuel Z. Arkoff. Many of Cohen's productions would be released through AIP. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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