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S.L. Warner | Samuel L. Warner
Did You Know?
[on his suggestion of creating sound, so actors and actresses voices could be heard, to oldest brother Harry M. Warner
and stop making silent movies] Harry M. Warner
quickly replied back to Sam Warner
with, Who the hell wants to hear actors talk? (almost as if in anger)
Co-founder of Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc., along with older brother Harry M. Warner
(president of the company) and younger brothers Albert Warner
(treasurer) and Jack L. Warner
(executive in charge of production). Sam was the studio's chief executive officer until his death.
Father of Talking Films