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Sam Harris (IV) (1872–1941)

Sam Harris was an extremely prolific and successful Broadway theatrical producer (active from 1904 until his death in 1941) and theater owner, first in partnership with the legendary George M. Cohan. He bitterly broke with Cohan over the issue of signing the Actors Equity contract (there are several seemingly deliberate gross factual inaccuracies ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Cocoanuts
The Cocoanuts Miscellaneous Crew
(1929)
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men Miscellaneous Crew
(1939)
The Man Who Came to Dinner
The Man Who Came to Dinner Miscellaneous Crew
(1942)
Dinner at Eight
Dinner at Eight Miscellaneous Crew
(1933)

Filmography

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 1942 George Washington Slept Here (producer: stage-play - as Sam H. Harris)
 1942 Roxie Hart (play producer)
 1942 The Man Who Came to Dinner (producer: stage play - as Sam H. Harris)
 1939 Of Mice and Men (from the stage play produced by - as Sam H. Harris)
 1933 Dinner at Eight (producer: stage play - as Sam H. Harris)
 1931 The Great Lover (based on the stage play produced by - as Harris)
 1929 The Cocoanuts (from the stage production: originally presented by - as Sam H. Harris)
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 1989 Dinner at Eight (TV Movie) (additional dialogue - as Sam H. Harris)
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 1980 The Jazz Singer (acknowledgment: produced on the stage in association with - as Sam H. Harris)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Produced "We Americans" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Milton Herbert Gropper and Max Siegel. Directed by Sam Forrest. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 12 Oct 1926-Jan 1927 (closing date unknown/118 performances). Cast included: Luther Adler, Jules Bennett, Morris Strassberg, Josephine When. See more »

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3 Portrayals | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sam H. Harris | Harris
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Trivia:

Mrs. Kathleen Watson had formerly been married to director Marcel De Sano and the late Victor M. Watson, a newspaper editor. George Brent was her brother.

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