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Joe Pasternak (1901–1991)


The son of an out-of-work bookkeeper, Pasternak arrived in the U.S. from Hungary in 1921. After working in a belt factory in Philadelphia, he moved to New York where he plucked chickens and worked in a cafeteria. Becoming increasingly infatuated with the film business, it didn't take him long to find a job at the Long Island Paramount studio as a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Anchors Aweigh
Anchors Aweigh Producer
(1945)
Destry Rides Again
(1939)
Love Me or Leave Me
(1955)

Filmography

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 1968 The Sweet Ride (producer)
 1967 The 39th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (producer)
 1966 Penelope (executive producer)
 1966 Spinout (producer)
 1966 The 38th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (producer)
 1966 Made in Paris (producer)
 1965 The 37th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (producer)
 1965 Girl Happy (producer)
 1964 Looking for Love (producer)
 1963 A Ticklish Affair (producer)
 1962 Billy Rose's Jumbo (producer)
 1962 The Horizontal Lieutenant (producer)
 1960 Where the Boys Are (producer)
 1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (producer)
 1959 Ask Any Girl (producer)
 1958 Party Girl (producer)
 1957 This Could Be the Night (producer)
 1957 Ten Thousand Bedrooms (producer)
 1956 The Opposite Sex (producer)
 1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas (producer)
 1955 Love Me or Leave Me (producer)
 1955 Hit the Deck (producer)
 1954 Athena (producer)
 1954 The Student Prince (producer)
 1954 Flame and the Flesh (producer)
 1953 Easy to Love (producer)
 1953 Latin Lovers (producer)
 1953 Small Town Girl (producer)
 1952 Because You're Mine (producer)
 1952 The Merry Widow (producer)
 1952 Skirts Ahoy! (producer)
 1951 The Strip (producer)
 1951 Rich, Young and Pretty (producer)
 1951 The Great Caruso (producer)
 1950 Summer Stock (producer)
 1950 The Toast of New Orleans (producer)
 1950 Duchess of Idaho (producer - as Joseph Pasternak)
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio (producer)
 1949 That Midnight Kiss (producer)
 1949 In the Good Old Summertime (producer)
 1948 The Kissing Bandit (producer)
 1948 Luxury Liner (producer)
 1948 A Date with Judy (producer)
 1948 On an Island with You (producer)
 1948 Big City (producer)
 1948 Three Daring Daughters (producer)
 1947 This Time for Keeps (producer)
 1947 The Unfinished Dance (producer)
 1946 No Leave, No Love (producer)
 1946 Holiday in Mexico (producer)
 1946 Two Sisters from Boston (producer)
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy (producer)
 1945 Anchors Aweigh (producer)
 1945 Thrill of a Romance (producer)
 1944 Music for Millions (producer)
 1944 Two Girls and a Sailor (producer)
 1944 Song of Russia (producer - as Joseph Pasternak)
 1943 Thousands Cheer (producer - as Joseph Pasternak)
 1943 Presenting Lily Mars (producer - as Joseph Pasternak)
 1942 Seven Sweethearts (producer - as Joseph Pasternak)
 1941 It Started with Eve (producer)
 1941 The Flame of New Orleans (producer)
 1941 Nice Girl? (producer)
 1940 Seven Sinners (producer - uncredited)
 1940 A Little Bit of Heaven (producer)
 1940 Spring Parade (producer)
 1940 It's a Date (producer - uncredited)
 1939 Destry Rides Again (producer - as A Joe Pasternak Production)
 1939 First Love (producer)
 1939 The Under-Pup (producer)
 1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up (producer)
 1938 That Certain Age (producer)
 1938 Youth Takes a Fling (producer)
 1938 Mad About Music (producer)
 1937 One Hundred Men and a Girl (associate producer)
 1936 Three Smart Girls (associate producer - as Joseph Pasternak)
 1936 Catherine the Last (producer)
 1935 Little Mother (producer)
 1934 Peter (executive producer) / (producer)
 1934 Frühjahrsparade (producer)
 1934 Csibi, der Fratz (producer)
 1933 Skandal in Budapest (producer)
 1933 Pardon, tévedtem (producer)
 1933 Die unsichtbare Front (producer)
 1932 Der Rebell (line producer)
 1932 Fünf von der Jazzband (producer)
 1932 Ein steinreicher Mann (producer)
 1931 Die Nacht ohne Pause (producer)
 1930 Zwei Menschen (producer)
 1930 Der Nächste, bitte! (producer)
 1930 Zeugen gesucht (supervising producer)
 1930 Auf Leben und Tod (producer)
 1929 Geheimpolizisten (producer)
 1929 Das Schweigen im Walde (producer)
 1929 Frühlingsrauschen (producer)
 1929 Triumph of Love (producer)
 1929 Hell of a Reporter (producer)
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Alternate Names:

Joseph Pasternak | A Joe Pasternak Production
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[To André Previn, composer and music arranger at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer]: Remind me, will you. I forgot. A string quartet is a harp and what else? See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1541 Vine Street on April 24, 1984. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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