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Nathan Levinson (1888–1952)

In association with Warner Bros. executive Sam Warner, Nathan Levinson helped bring the first sound to motion pictures in Don Juan (1926). He also worked with Warners on The Jazz Singer (1927). Starting as a wireless telegraph operator at the age of 14, he later served as a major in WWI. He started in the film industry in 1926 and in 1941 received... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Adventures of Mark Twain
The Adventures of Mark Twain Sound Department
(1944)
A Streetcar Named Desire
A Streetcar Named Desire Sound Department
(1951)
The Sea Hawk
The Sea Hawk Sound Department
(1940)
The Adventures of Robin Hood
The Adventures of Robin Hood Sound Department
(1938)

Filmography

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 1951 A Streetcar Named Desire (sound - uncredited)
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue (sound director - uncredited)
 1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain (special effects sound)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy (sound - uncredited)
 1941 The Sea Wolf (sound special effects - uncredited)
 1940 The Sea Hawk (sound director - uncredited) / (sound editor - uncredited)
 1939 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (special sound effects - uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood (recording director - uncredited)
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade (sound - uncredited)
 1936 Anthony Adverse (director of recording - uncredited)
 1936 The Green Pastures (sound - uncredited)
 1936 The Story of Louis Pasteur (recording director - uncredited)
 1935 Captain Blood (sound director - uncredited)
 1935 A Midsummer Night's Dream (sound recordist - uncredited)
 1934 Flirtation Walk (sound director - uncredited)
 1933 Gold Diggers of 1933 (recordist - uncredited)
 1933 42nd Street (sound - uncredited)
 1927 The Jazz Singer (sound supervisor - uncredited)
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 1943 Air Force (special effects - uncredited)
 1942 Desperate Journey (special effects - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Colonel Nathan Levinson | Major Nathan Levinson
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