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Lawrence Weingarten (1897–1975)

After a somewhat brief acting stint in the silent Bitter Sweet (1916), Weingarten decided to work on the other side of the camera, initially as publicity man for Thomas H. Ince and, later, First National Pictures. He was an early influence in the career of child star Jackie Coogan, before independently producing several biblical dramas in 1921. ... See full bio »

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Adam's Rib
Adam's Rib Producer
Pat and Mike
Pat and Mike Producer


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 1968 The Impossible Years (producer)
 1964 Signpost to Murder (producer)
 1964 The Unsinkable Molly Brown (producer)
 1962 Period of Adjustment (producer)
 1961 Ada (producer)
 1961 The Honeymoon Machine (producer)
 1959 The Gazebo (producer)
 1958 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (producer)
 1957 Don't Go Near the Water (producer)
 1955 I'll Cry Tomorrow (producer)
 1955 The Tender Trap (producer)
 1954 Rhapsody (producer)
 1953 The Actress (producer)
 1952 Pat and Mike (producer)
 1952 Invitation (producer)
 1949 Adam's Rib (producer)
 1945 Without Love (producer)
 1940 Escape (producer - uncredited)
 1940 I Love You Again (producer - uncredited)
 1940 I Take This Woman (producer - uncredited)
 1939 Balalaika (producer)
 1938 Too Hot to Handle (producer)
 1937 A Day at the Races (producer - uncredited)
 1937 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (producer)
 1936 Libeled Lady (producer)
 1936 His Brother's Wife (producer)
 1936 The Unguarded Hour (producer)
 1935 Rendezvous (producer)
 1935 The Bishop Misbehaves (producer - uncredited)
 1934 Sadie McKee (producer)
 1934 The Mystery of Mr. X (producer)
 1933 Should Ladies Behave (producer)
 1933 When Ladies Meet (associate producer)
 1933 The Nuisance (associate producer)
 1933 What - No Beer? (producer - uncredited)
 1931 Sidewalks of New York (producer - uncredited)
 1929 The Broadway Melody (producer - uncredited)
 1928 The Cameraman (producer - uncredited)
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(After seeing the rushes for a sequence in Buster Keaton's "Spite Marriage," Weingarten's second picture picture for MGM) Don't bother to tear that sequence down. I don't like that type of thing in any of MY pictures.


Received the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award from Katharine Hepburn (her only Oscar show appearance) at the 46th Annual Academy Awards® in 1974. He was married to Thalberg's sister, Sylvia.

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