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Lewis J. Selznick (1870–1933)

Lewis J. Selznick, one of the pioneers of studio film production and the father of Oscar-winning Gone with the Wind (1939) producer David O. Selznick, was born Lewis Zeleznik in Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire, into a poor Jewish family with 18 children. Selznick migrated to London at the age of 12, and then to the US, eventually winding up as a ... See full bio »

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A Pair of Silk Stockings
A Pair of Silk Stockings Miscellaneous Crew
Reported Missing
Reported Missing Miscellaneous Crew
Reckless Youth
Reckless Youth Miscellaneous Crew
The Pleasure Seekers
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 1923 Rupert of Hentzau (presenter)
 1922 One Week of Love (presenter)
 1922 Love Is an Awful Thing (presenter)
 1922 Under Oath (presenter)
 1922 John Smith (presenter)
 1922 The Referee (presenter)
 1922 Evidence (presenter)
 1922 Channing of the Northwest (presenter)
 1922 Reported Missing (presenter)
 1922 Reckless Youth (presenter)
 1922 Love's Masquerade (presenter)
 1922 The Prophet's Paradise (presenter)
 1922 A Wide Open Town (presenter)
 1922 Why Announce Your Marriage? (presenter)
 1922 Shadows of the Sea (presenter)
 1921 Conceit (presenter)
 1921 A Man's Home (presenter)
 1921 The Way of a Maid (presenter)
 1921 A Man of Stone (presenter)
 1921 Clay Dollars (presenter)
 1921 After Midnight (presenter)
 1921 Handcuffs or Kisses (presenter)
 1921 Remorseless Love (presenter)
 1921 The Fighter (presenter)
 1921 Who Am I? (presenter)
 1921 Is Life Worth Living? (presenter)
 1921 The Girl from Nowhere (presenter)
 1921 The Last Door (presenter)
 1921 The Miracle of Manhattan (presenter)
 1921 Bucking the Tiger (presenter)
 1921 Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby (presenter)
 1921 The Chicken in the Case (presenter)
 1921 Worlds Apart (presenter)
 1920 The Pleasure Seekers (presenter)
 1920 The Greatest Love (presenter)
 1920 The Dangerous Paradise (presenter)
 1920 Everybody's Sweetheart (presenter)
 1920 Out of the Snows (presenter)
 1920 The Poor Simp (presenter)
 1920 Darling Mine (presenter)
 1920 The Desperate Hero (presenter)
 1920 Whispers (presenter)
 1920 Youthful Folly (presenter)
 1920 Blind Youth (presenter)
 1920 Sooner or Later (presenter)
 1920 The Amazing Woman (presenter)
 1919 Happiness a la Mode (presenter)
 1919 The Veiled Adventure (presenter)
 1919 Experimental Marriage (presenter)
 1919 Who Cares? (presenter)
 1918 A Lady's Name (presenter)
 1918 Mrs. Leffingwell's Boots (presenter)
 1918 Sauce for the Goose (presenter)
 1918 A Pair of Silk Stockings (presenter)
 1918 Good Night, Paul (presenter)
 1917 The Honeymoon (presenter)
 1917 The Lesson (presenter)
 1916 The Common Law (presenter)
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If Canadian stories are worthwhile making into movies, then companies will be sent into Canada to make them. See more »


Founder of Selznick Distribution Corporation (1923-24), a film distribution company. See more »

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