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Harry Cohn (I) (1891–1958)

He was crude, uneducated, foul and, even on his best behavior, abrasive. No major studio executive of the so-called "Golden Age" was more loathed (although at times the dictatorial Samuel Goldwyn and the hard-nosed Jack L. Warner came close) than Harry Cohn. Born in the middle of 5 children to Joseph Cohn, a Jewish tailor, and Bella, a Polish ... See full bio »

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 1958 Gunman's Walk (executive producer)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai (executive producer - uncredited)
 1939 Coast Guard (supervising producer - uncredited)
 1939 Homicide Bureau (producer - uncredited)
 1937 Lost Horizon (executive producer - uncredited)
 1936 Legion of Terror (producer - uncredited)
 1936 Craig's Wife (producer - uncredited)
 1935 Air Hawks (producer - uncredited)
 1934 Broadway Bill (producer - uncredited)
 1934 One Night of Love (producer - uncredited)
 1934 Twentieth Century (executive producer - uncredited)
 1934 It Happened One Night (producer - uncredited)
 1933 Let's Fall in Love (producer - uncredited)
 1933 Lady for a Day (executive producer - uncredited)
 1933 So This Is Africa (executive producer - uncredited)
 1933 Mussolini Speaks (Documentary) (producer)
 1932 Vanity Street (producer)
 1932 American Madness (producer)
 1932 Shopworn (producer - uncredited)
 1932 Behind the Mask (producer - uncredited)
 1932 Forbidden (producer)
 1931 The Guilty Generation (producer)
 1931 Men in Her Life (producer)
 1931 Platinum Blonde (producer)
 1931 A Dangerous Affair (producer)
 1931 The Miracle Woman (producer)
 1931 Arizona (producer)
 1931 The Good Bad Girl (producer)
 1931 The Sky Raiders (producer - uncredited)
 1931 Dirigible (producer - uncredited)
 1931 Ten Cents a Dance (producer)
 1930 The Criminal Code (producer)
 1930 Madonna of the Streets (producer)
 1930 The Dawn Trail (executive producer)
 1930 Tol'able David (producer)
 1930 Brothers (producer)
 1930 Shadow Ranch (executive producer - uncredited)
 1930 The Last of the Lone Wolf (producer)
 1930 The Squealer (producer)
 1930 Ladies Must Play (producer)
 1930 Hell's Island (producer)
 1930 Sisters (producer)
 1930 Call of the West (producer)
 1930 Soldiers and Women (producer)
 1930 Around the Corner (producer)
 1930 Ladies of Leisure (producer)
 1930 Prince of Diamonds (producer)
 1930 A Royal Romance (producer)
 1930 Guilty? (producer)
 1930/I Vengeance (producer)
 1930 Personality (producer)
 1930 Murder on the Roof (producer)
 1930 The Melody Man (producer)
 1929 Mexicali Rose (producer)
 1929 The Broadway Hoofer (producer)
 1929 Wall Street (producer)
 1929 Broadway Scandals (producer)
 1929 Acquitted (producer)
 1929 Hurricane (producer)
 1929 Flight (producer)
 1929 The College Coquette (producer)
 1929 Light Fingers (producer)
 1929 The Bachelor Girl (producer)
 1929 The Donovan Affair (producer)
 1929 The Quitter (producer)
 1929 Trial Marriage (producer)
 1929 Behind Closed Doors (producer)
 1928 Sinner's Parade (producer)
 1928 The Street of Illusion (producer)
 1928 Submarine (producer)
 1928 Runaway Girls (producer)
 1928 Court-Martial (producer)
 1928 The Scarlet Lady (producer)
 1928 Virgin Lips (producer)
 1928 Lady Raffles (producer)
 1928 Say It with Sables (producer)
 1928 Beware of Blondes (producer)
 1928 The Way of the Strong (producer)
 1928 Ransom (producer)
 1928 Name the Woman (producer)
 1928 Modern Mothers (producer)
 1928 Golf Widows (producer)
 1928 After the Storm (producer)
 1928 Broadway Daddies (producer)
 1928 The Desert Bride (producer)
 1928 The Matinee Idol (producer)
 1928 The Sporting Age (producer)
 1928 A Woman's Way (producer)
 1928 So This Is Love (producer)
 1928 The Wife's Relations (producer)
 1928 That Certain Thing (producer)
 1927 The Siren (producer)
 1927 The Warning (producer)
 1927 The Opening Night (producer)
 1927 Stage Kisses (producer)
 1927 The Tigress (producer)
 1927 The College Hero (producer)
 1927 Isle of Forgotten Women (producer)
 1927 By Whose Hand? (producer)
 1927 The Clown (producer)
 1927 Sally in Our Alley (producer)
 1927 Alias the Lone Wolf (producer)
 1927 The Swell-Head (producer)
 1927 The Blood Ship (producer)
 1927 The Kid Sister (producer)
 1927 The Romantic Age (producer)
 1927 Rich Men's Sons (producer)
 1927 Poor Girls (producer)
 1927 Pleasure Before Business (producer)
 1927 Paying the Price (producer)
 1927 Birds of Prey (producer)
 1927 The Price of Honor (producer)
 1927 Stolen Pleasures (supervising producer)
 1926 Sweet Rosie O'Grady (supervising producer)
 1926 The Belle of Broadway (producer)
 1925 The Lure of the Wild (producer)
 1925 When Husbands Flirt (producer)
 1924 The Fatal Mistake (producer)
 1924 Pal o' Mine (producer)
 1924 Discontented Husbands (producer)
 1923 Innocence (producer)
 1923 The Marriage Market (producer)
 1923 The Barefoot Boy (producer)
 1923 Yesterday's Wife (producer)
 1923 Seaside Simps (Short) (producer)
 1923 Monkeying Around (Short) (producer)
 1923 Ham and Yeggs (Short) (producer)
 1923 Tin Knights in a Hallroom (Short) (producer)
 1923 Only a Husband (Short) (producer)
 1923 Oh, Ma the Rent Taker (Short) (producer)
 1923/II Day by Day in Every Way (Short) (producer)
 1923 Full o' Pep (Short) (producer)
 1923 Holy Smoke (Short) (producer)
 1923 West Is East (Short) (producer)
 1923 Bridle Grooms (Short) (producer)
 1922/II My Mistake (Short) (producer)
 1922/II High Flyers (Short) (producer)
 1922 Only a Shop Girl (producer)
 1922 The Dumb Waiters (Short) (producer)
 1922 All at Sea (Short) (producer)
 1922 The Spirit of '23 (Short) (producer)
 1922 A Tailor-Made Chauffeur (Short) (producer)
 1922 The New Mama (Short) (producer)
 1922 Still Going Strong (Short) (producer)
 1922 More to Be Pitied Than Scorned (producer)
 1922 No Money to Guide Him (Short) (producer)
 1922 Breaking Into Jail (Short) (producer)
 1922 The Dentist (Short) (producer)
 1922 Beware of Blondes (Short) (producer)
 1922 Better Late Than Never (Short) (producer)
 1922 Game Birds (Short) (producer)
 1922 From Soup to Nuts (Short) (producer)
 1922 Nobody's Baby (Short) (producer)
 1921 Step on It (Short) (producer)
 1921 Taking Chances (Short) (producer)
 1921 Matinee Idols (Short) (producer)
 1921 At Your Service (Short) (producer)
 1921 Start Something (Short) (producer)
 1921 Stars and Stripes (Short) (producer)
 1921 Beach Nuts (Short) (producer)
 1921 Put and Take (Short) (producer)
 1921 Meet the Wife (Short) (producer)
 1921 Two Faces West (Short) (producer)
 1921 We'll Get You Yet (Short) (producer)
 1921 After the Dough (Short) (producer)
 1921 Friday, the 13th (Short) (producer)
 1921 We Should Worry (Short) (producer)
 1921 A Chili Romance (Short) (producer)
 1921 Circus Heroes (Short) (producer)
 1921 In Bad Again (Short) (producer)
 1921 Their Dizzy Finish (Short) (producer)
 1921 False Roomers (Short) (producer)
 1921/II Tough Luck (Short) (producer)
 1921 High & Dry (Short) (producer)
 1921 In Again, Out Again (Short) (producer)
 1921 A Doggone Mix-Up (Short) (producer)
 1920 This Is the Life (Short) (producer)
 1920/I A Close Shave (Short) (producer)
 1920 All Balled Up (Short) (producer)
 1920 Hired and Fired (Short) (producer)
 1920 Some Champs (Short) (producer)
 1920 Clever Cubs (Short) (producer)
 1920 Movie Madness (Short) (producer)
 1920 Tell Us, Ouija! (Short) (producer)
 1920 Wild Wild Women (Short) (producer)
 1920 Stung Again (Short) (producer)
 1920 Back on the Farm (Short) (producer)
 1920 Misfortune Hunters (Short) (producer)
 1920 Tit for Tat (Short) (producer)
 1920 Four of a Kind (Short) (producer)
 1920/I This Way Out (Short) (producer)
 1920 Oh, Baby! (Short) (producer)
 1920/I Breaking Into Society (Short) (producer)
 1920 Can You Beat It (Short) (producer)
 1920 Neck and Neck (Short) (producer)
 1920 Wrong Again (Short) (producer)
 1919 The Millionaire Paupers (Short) (producer)
 1919 Taming the West (Short) (producer)
 1919 The Chicken Hunters (Short) (producer)
 1919 Pretty Soft (Short) (producer)
 1919 A Howling Success (Short) (producer)
 1919 Nothing But Nerve (Short) (producer)
 1919 Almost Heroes (Short) (producer)
 1919 They Do It on $8 Per (Short) (producer)
 1919 Passing the Buck (Short) (producer)
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