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Jesse L. Lasky (1880–1958)

Lasky, one of the first pioneers of the Hollywood film industry and its first genuine 'mogul', was not only a consummate showman and entrepreneur, but a jack-of-all-trades. Born in San Francisco in September 1880, the son of a shoe salesman, he attended high school in San Jose and held down his first job at seventeen as a reporter for the San ... See full bio »

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 1948 The Miracle of the Bells (presenter - uncredited)
 1946 Without Reservations (presenter)
 1931 Skippy (presenter)
 1930 The Sea God (presenter)
 1930 The Sap from Syracuse (presenter)
 1930 Safety in Numbers (presenter)
 1930 The Texan (presenter)
 1930 Actions Speak Louder Than Words (Short) (presenter)
 1930 The Big Pond (presenter)
 1930 The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu (presenter)
 1930 Paramount on Parade (presenter)
 1930 The Benson Murder Case (presenter)
 1930 Honey (presenter)
 1930 Getting a Ticket (Short) (presenter)
 1930 Men Are Like That (presenter)
 1930 Only the Brave (presenter)
 1930 Slightly Scarlet (presenter)
 1930 The Vagabond King (presenter)
 1930 Dangerous Paradise (presenter)
 1930 Street of Chance (presenter)
 1930 Seven Days Leave (presenter)
 1930 Behind the Make-Up (presenter)
 1930 The Kibitzer (presenter)
 1929 Pointed Heels (presenter)
 1929 Half Way to Heaven (presenter)
 1929 The Marriage Playground (presenter)
 1929 Glorifying the American Girl (presenter)
 1929 Darkened Rooms (presenter)
 1929 The Love Parade (presenter)
 1929 The Virginian (presenter)
 1929 Sweetie (presenter)
 1929 Applause (presenter)
 1929 The Lady Lies (presenter)
 1929 The Dance of Life (presenter)
 1929 The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (presenter)
 1929 The Four Feathers (presenter)
 1929 The Studio Murder Mystery (presenter)
 1929 The Cocoanuts (present)
 1929 A Dangerous Woman (presenter)
 1929 The Hole in the Wall (presenter)
 1929 The Wild Party (presenter)
 1929 Chinatown Nights (presenter)
 1929 The Letter (presenter)
 1929 Redskin (presenter)
 1928 Avalanche (presenter)
 1928 Moran of the Marines (presenter)
 1928 Take Me Home (presenter)
 1928 The Docks of New York (presenter)
 1928 Homecoming (presenter)
 1928 The Sawdust Paradise (presenter)
 1928 The Water Hole (presenter)
 1928 The First Kiss (presenter)
 1928 Just Married (presenter)
 1928 The Patriot (presenter)
 1928 Forgotten Faces (presenter)
 1928 Loves of an Actress (presenter)
 1928 Warming Up (presenter)
 1928 Hot News (presenter)
 1928 The Big Killing (presenter)
 1928 Ladies of the Mob (presenter)
 1928 Half a Bride (presenter)
 1928 The Magnificent Flirt (presenter)
 1928 His Tiger Wife (presenter)
 1928 Street of Sin (presenter)
 1928 Easy Come, Easy Go (presenter)
 1928 A Night of Mystery (presenter)
 1928 Partners in Crime (presenter)
 1928 Something Always Happens (presenter)
 1928 Red Hair (presenter)
 1928 The Legion of the Condemned (presenter)
 1928 The Showdown (presenter)
 1928 Doomsday (presenter)
 1928 The Secret Hour (presenter)
 1928 Under the Tonto Rim (presenter)
 1928 Beau Sabreur (presenter)
 1928 Love and Learn (presenter)
 1928 Wife Savers (presenter)
 1927 Serenade (presenter)
 1927 The Gay Defender (presenter)
 1927 Get Your Man (presenter)
 1927 The Spotlight (presenter)
 1927 The City Gone Wild (presenter)
 1927 Open Range (presenter)
 1927 Now We're in the Air (presenter)
 1927 Shanghai Bound (presenter)
 1927 Figures Don't Lie (presenter)
 1927 Shootin' Irons (presenter)
 1927 A Gentleman of Paris (presenter)
 1927 The Rough Riders (presenter)
 1927 The Woman on Trial (presenter)
 1927 Tell It to Sweeney (presenter)
 1927 One Woman to Another (presenter)
 1927 Swim Girl, Swim (presenter)
 1927 We're All Gamblers (presenter)
 1927 Nevada (presenter)
 1927 Hula (presenter)
 1927 Soft Cushions (presenter)
 1927 Underworld (presenter)
 1927 Barbed Wire (presenter)
 1927 Service for Ladies (presenter)
 1927 Man Power (presenter)
 1927 Ten Modern Commandments (presenter)
 1927 The Last Outlaw (presenter)
 1927 The Way of All Flesh (presenter)
 1927 Rolled Stockings (presenter)
 1927 Rubber Heels (presenter)
 1927/I Running Wild (presenter)
 1927 Drums of the Desert (presenter)
 1927 Wings (presenter)
 1927 Rough House Rosie (presenter)
 1927 The World at Her Feet (presenter)
 1927 Wedding Bill$ (presenter)
 1927 The Whirlwind of Youth (presenter)
 1927 Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness (Documentary) (presenter)
 1927 Special Delivery (presenter)
 1927 Knockout Reilly (presenter)
 1927 Arizona Bound (presenter)
 1927 Ritzy (presenter)
 1927 Children of Divorce (presenter)
 1927 Too Many Crooks (presenter)
 1927 Cabaret (presenter)
 1927 Fashions for Women (presenter)
 1927 The Telephone Girl (presenter)
 1927 Casey at the Bat (presenter)
 1927 The Mysterious Rider (presenter)
 1927 Stark Love (presenter)
 1927 Blind Alleys (presenter)
 1927 A Kiss in a Taxi (presenter)
 1927 It (presenter)
 1927 Paradise for Two (presenter)
 1927 The Potters (presenter)
 1927 Blonde or Brunette (presenter)
 1927 Hotel Imperial (presenter)
 1926 Man of the Forest (presenter)
 1926 Stranded in Paris (presenter)
 1926 The Canadian (presenter)
 1926 The Popular Sin (presenter)
 1926 God Gave Me Twenty Cents (presenter)
 1926 Everybody's Acting (presenter)
 1926 We're in the Navy Now (presenter)
 1926 The Lady of the Harem (presenter)
 1926 The Eagle of the Sea (presenter)
 1926 The Sorrows of Satan (presenter)
 1926 The Ace of Cads (presenter)
 1926 The Quarterback (presenter)
 1926 Kid Boots (presenter)
 1926 Forlorn River (presenter)
 1926 You'd Be Surprised (presenter)
 1926 The Campus Flirt (presenter)
 1926 Diplomacy (presenter)
 1926 Hold That Lion! (presenter)
 1926 Fine Manners (presenter)
 1926 The Cat's Pajamas (presenter)
 1926 The Show-Off (presenter)
 1926 Padlocked (presenter)
 1926 Mantrap (presenter)
 1926 Born to the West (presenter)
 1926 Say It Again (presenter)
 1926 It's the Old Army Game (presenter)
 1926 Volcano (presenter)
 1926 The Palm Beach Girl (presenter)
 1926 Aloma of the South Seas (presenter)
 1926 The Rainmaker (presenter)
 1926 Wet Paint (presenter)
 1926 The Lucky Lady (presenter)
 1926 The Runaway (presenter)
 1926 The Blind Goddess (presenter)
 1926 A Social Celebrity (presenter)
 1926 The Crown of Lies (presenter)
 1926 Love 'Em and Leave 'Em (presenter)
 1926 Fascinating Youth (presenter)
 1926 The New Klondike (presenter)
 1926 The Untamed Lady (presenter)
 1926 Miss Brewster's Millions (presenter)
 1926 Let's Get Married (presenter)
 1926 Sea Horses (presenter)
 1926 Behind the Front (presenter)
 1926 The American Venus (presenter)
 1926 The Enchanted Hill (presenter)
 1926 Hands Up! (presenter)
 1926 Mannequin (presenter)
 1925 Womanhandled (presenter)
 1925 The Splendid Crime (presenter)
 1925 A Woman of the World (presenter)
 1925 That Royle Girl (presenter)
 1925 Irish Luck (presenter)
 1925 The Ancient Highway (presenter)
 1925 The King on Main Street (presenter)
 1925 The Best People (presenter)
 1925 Flower of Night (presenter)
 1925 The Vanishing American (presenter)
 1925 A Regular Fellow (presenter)
 1925 A Son of His Father (presenter)
 1925 The Golden Princess (presenter)
 1925 The Pony Express (presenter)
 1925 The Man Who Found Himself (presenter)
 1925 The Wanderer (presenter)
 1925 Rugged Water (presenter)
 1925 In the Name of Love (presenter)
 1925 Wild Horse Mesa (presenter)
 1925 The Trouble with Wives (presenter)
 1925 Wild, Wild Susan (presenter)
 1925 Not So Long Ago (presenter)
 1925 The Street of Forgotten Men (presenter)
 1925 Night Life of New York (presenter)
 1925 The Lucky Devil (presenter)
 1925 Marry Me (presenter)
 1925 Paths to Paradise (presenter)
 1925 Grounds for Divorce (presenter)
 1925 The Light of Western Stars (presenter)
 1925 Lost: A Wife (presenter)
 1925 Are Parents People? (presenter)
 1925 Beggar on Horseback (presenter)
 1925 Old Home Week (presenter)
 1925 Welcome Home (presenter)
 1925 The Crowded Hour (presenter)
 1925 Madame Sans-Gêne (presenter)
 1925 Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (Documentary) (presenter)
 1925 Men and Women (presenter)
 1925 The Air Mail (presenter)
 1925 The Goose Hangs High (presenter)
 1925 The Shock Punch (presenter)
 1925 Salome of the Tenements (presenter)
 1925 New Lives for Old (presenter)
 1925 The Dressmaker from Paris (presenter)
 1925 Coming Through (presenter)
 1925 Contraband (presenter)
 1925 The Swan (presenter)
 1925 Eve's Secret (presenter)
 1925 The Top of the World (presenter)
 1925 The Charmer (presenter)
 1925 The Devil's Cargo (presenter)
 1925 Miss Bluebeard (presenter)
 1925 The Golden Bed (presenter)
 1925 Code of the West (presenter)
 1925 A Man Must Live (presenter)
 1925 Adventure (presenter)
 1925 East of Suez (presenter)
 1925 The Spaniard (presenter)
 1925 Locked Doors (presenter)
 1925 Tomorrow's Love (presenter)
 1925 A Kiss in the Dark (presenter)
 1924 Forbidden Paradise (presenter)
 1924 Wages of Virtue (presenter)
 1924 The Garden of Weeds (presenter)
 1924 Worldly Goods (presenter)
 1924 Manhattan (presenter)
 1924 The Story Without a Name (presenter)
 1924 The Fast Set (presenter)
 1924 Her Love Story (presenter)
 1924 Feet of Clay (presenter)
 1924 The City That Never Sleeps (presenter)
 1924 The Alaskan (presenter)
 1924 Sinners in Heaven (presenter)
 1924 Open All Night (presenter)
 1924 Lily of the Dust (presenter)
 1924 The Border Legion (presenter)
 1924 Empty Hands (presenter)
 1924 Manhandled (presenter)
 1924 The Side Show of Life (presenter)
 1924 The Enemy Sex (presenter - as Jesse Lasky)
 1924 Changing Husbands (presenter)
 1924 Unguarded Women (presenter)
 1924 The Bedroom Window (presenter)
 1924 Code of the Sea (presenter)
 1924 Bluff (presenter)
 1924 Men (presenter)
 1924 The Breaking Point (presenter)
 1924 Triumph (presenter)
 1924 The Confidence Man (presenter)
 1924 The Moral Sinner (presenter)
 1924 Fair Week (presenter)
 1924 The Fighting Coward (presenter)
 1924 Singer Jim McKee (presenter)
 1924 Icebound (presenter)
 1924 The Next Corner (presenter)
 1924 Shadows of Paris (presenter)
 1924 The Stranger (presenter)
 1924 Flaming Barriers (presenter)
 1924 Pied Piper Malone (presenter)
 1924 The Heritage of the Desert (presenter)
 1924 The Humming Bird (presenter)
 1923 Big Brother (presenter)
 1923 The Call of the Canyon (presenter)
 1923 Stephen Steps Out (presenter)
 1923 To the Ladies (presenter)
 1923 The Ten Commandments (presenter - as Jesse L. Lasky)
 1923 The Light That Failed (presenter)
 1923 Adam's Rib (presenter)
 1923 Ruggles of Red Gap (presenter)
 1923 To the Last Man (presenter)
 1923 Salomy Jane (presenter)
 1923 The Silent Partner (presenter)
 1923 Hollywood (presenter)
 1923 Bluebeard's 8th Wife (presenter)
 1923 A Gentleman of Leisure (presenter)
 1923 Racing Hearts (presenter)
 1923 Children of Jazz (presenter)
 1923 Law of the Lawless (presenter)
 1923 The Woman with Four Faces (presenter)
 1923 Sixty Cents an Hour (presenter)
 1923 You Can't Fool Your Wife (presenter)
 1923 Prodigal Daughters (presenter)
 1923 The Glimpses of the Moon (presenter)
 1923 Mr. Billings Spends His Dime (presenter)
 1923 Java Head (presenter)
 1923 Nobody's Money (presenter)
 1922 My American Wife (presenter)
 1922 Making a Man (presenter)
 1922 The Young Rajah (presents)
 1922 The Impossible Mrs. Bellew (presenter)
 1922 The Cowboy and the Lady (presenter)
 1922 The Old Homestead (presenter)
 1922 Manslaughter (presenter)
 1922 Pink Gods (presenter)
 1922 Burning Sands (presenter)
 1922 The Valley of Silent Men (presenter)
 1922 While Satan Sleeps (presenter)
 1922 The Top of New York (presenter)
 1922 The Woman Who Walked Alone (presenter)
 1922 For the Defense (presenter)
 1922 North of the Rio Grande (presenter)
 1922 Is Matrimony a Failure? (presenter)
 1922 Her Gilded Cage (presenter)
 1922 The Cradle (presenter)
 1922 The World's Champion (presenter)
 1922 Moran of the Lady Letty (presenter)
 1922 Her Own Money (presenter)
 1922 One Glorious Day (presenter)
 1922 Saturday Night (presenter)
 1922 Boomerang Bill (presenter)
 1921 Fool's Paradise (presenter)
 1921 Exit the Vamp (presenter)
 1921 The Sheik (presenter)
 1921 After the Show (presenter)
 1921 The Great Impersonation (presenter)
 1921 The Affairs of Anatol (presenter)
 1921 Beyond (presenter)
 1921 Wealth (presenter)
 1921 Gasoline Gus (presenter)
 1921 The Great Moment (presenter)
 1921 Too Much Speed (presenter)
 1921 White and Unmarried (presenter)
 1921 The Lost Romance (presenter)
 1921 Sham (presenter)
 1921 The City of Silent Men (presenter)
 1921 The Witching Hour (presenter)
 1921 The Love Special (presenter)
 1921 The Price of Possession (presenter)
 1921 Forbidden Fruit (presenter)
 1921 The Jucklins (presenter)
 1920 Midsummer Madness (presenter)
 1920 Burglar Proof (presenter)
 1920 The Life of the Party (presenter)
 1920 Always Audacious (presenter)
 1920 Conrad in Quest of His Youth (presenter)
 1920 A Full House (presenter)
 1920 Held by the Enemy (presenter)
 1920 A City Sparrow (presenter)
 1920 The Round-Up (presenter)
 1920 The Fourteenth Man (presenter)
 1920 The Prince Chap (presenter)
 1920 Crooked Streets (presenter)
 1920 The City of Masks (presenter)
 1920 The Sins of St. Anthony (presenter)
 1920 Sick Abed (presenter)
 1920 A Lady in Love (presenter)
 1920 Thou Art the Man (presenter)
 1920 The Sea Wolf (presenter)
 1920 Mrs. Temple's Telegram (presenter)
 1920 Terror Island (presenter)
 1920 Excuse My Dust (presenter)
 1920 Jack Straw (presenter)
 1920 Young Mrs. Winthrop (presenter)
 1920 Huckleberry Finn (presenter)
 1920 The Six Best Cellars (presenter)
 1920 The Tree of Knowledge (presenter)
 1920 The 13th Commandment (presenter)
 1919 Too Much Johnson (presenter)
 1919 Everywoman (presenter)
 1919 An Adventure in Hearts (presenter)
 1919 More Deadly Than the Male (presenter)
 1919 Male and Female (presenter)
 1919 Hawthorne of the U.S.A. (presenter)
 1919 His Official Fiancée (presenter)
 1919 Why Smith Left Home (presenter)
 1919 In Mizzoura (presenter)
 1919 The Lottery Man (presenter)
 1919 Told in the Hills (presenter)
 1919 The Third Kiss (presenter)
 1919 The Valley of the Giants (presenter)
 1919 The Heart of Youth (presenter)
 1919 Love Insurance (presenter)
 1919 Louisiana (presenter)
 1919 Rose o' the River (presenter)
 1919/II A Sporting Chance (presenter)
 1919 The Love Burglar (presenter)
 1919 A Very Good Young Man (presenter)
 1919 A Daughter of the Wolf (presenter)
 1919 Men, Women, and Money (presenter)
 1919 Secret Service (presenter)
 1919 You're Fired (presenter)
 1919 An Innocent Adventuress (presenter)
 1919 Putting It Over (presenter)
 1919 The Final Close-Up (presenter)
 1919 The Woman Next Door (presenter)
 1919 Fires of Faith (presenter)
 1919 Rustling a Bride (presenter)
 1919 Something to Do (presenter)
 1919 The Roaring Road (presenter)
 1919 Little Comrade (presenter)
 1919 Johnny Get Your Gun (presenter)
 1919 Alias Mike Moran (presenter)
 1919 Maggie Pepper (presenter)
 1919 The Winning Girl (presenter)
 1919 You Never Saw Such a Girl (presenter)
 1919 Venus in the East (presenter)
 1919 The Dub (presenter)
 1919 The Secret Garden (presenter)
 1919 Jane Goes A' Wooing (presenter)
 1919 Under the Top (presenter)
 1918 The Way of a Man with a Maid (presenter)
 1918 The Mystery Girl (presenter)
 1918 The Squaw Man (presenter)
 1918 Too Many Millions (presenter)
 1918 Women's Weapons (presenter)
 1918 The Gypsy Trail (presenter)
 1918 Such a Little Pirate (presenter)
 1918 The Man from Funeral Range (presenter)
 1918 The Goat (presenter)
 1918 Her Country First (presenter)
 1918 The Girl Who Came Back (presenter)
 1918 The Source (presenter)
 1918 The Cruise of the Make-Believes (presenter)
 1918 Less Than Kin (presenter)
 1918 Sandy (presenter)
 1918 The Firefly of France (presenter)
 1918 The Bravest Way (presenter)
 1918 Viviette (presenter)
 1918 The White Man's Law (presenter)
 1918 Unclaimed Goods (presenter)
 1918 His Majesty, Bunker Bean (presenter)
 1918 The House of Silence (presenter)
 1918 Huck and Tom (presenter)
 1918 One More American (presenter)
 1918 The Hidden Pearls (presenter)
 1918 The Widow's Might (presenter)
 1918 Rimrock Jones (presenter)
 1917 The Fair Barbarian (presenter)
 1917 The Devil-Stone (presenter)
 1917 Nan of Music Mountain (presenter)
 1917 Tom Sawyer (presenter)
 1917 Molly Entangled (presenter)
 1917 On the Level (presenter)
 1917 Law of the Land (presenter)
 1917 A Mormon Maid (presenter)
 1917 A School for Husbands (presenter)
 1917 The Prison Without Walls (presenter)
 1917 Castles for Two (presenter)
 1917 Those Without Sin (presenter)
 1917 The Winning of Sally Temple (presenter)
 1917 The American Consul (presenter)
 1917 The Black Wolf (presenter)
 1917 Lost and Won (presenter)
 1916 The Victoria Cross (presenter)
 1916 The Years of the Locust (presenter)
 1916 Unprotected (presenter)
 1916 The Soul of Kura San (presenter)
 1916 The Heir to the Hoorah (presenter)
 1916 Anton the Terrible (presenter)
 1916 A Gutter Magdalene (presenter)
 1916 Alien Souls (presenter)
 1915 The Immigrant (presenter)
 1915 The Cheat (presenter)
 1915 Armstrong's Wife (presenter)
 1915 The Chorus Lady (presenter)
 1915 Blackbirds (presenter)
 1915 The Case of Becky (presenter)
 1915 The Marriage of Kitty (presenter)
 1915 The Secret Orchard (presenter)
 1915 The Fighting Hope (presenter)
 1915 Kindling (presenter)
 1915 The Clue (presenter)
 1915 The Arab (presenter)
 1915 The Wild Goose Chase (Short) (presenter)
 1915 Stolen Goods (presenter)
 1915 The Woman (presenter)
 1915 The Captive (presenter)
 1915 Snobs (presenter)
 1915 The Unafraid (Short) (presenter)
 1915 The Governor's Lady (presenter)
 1915 A Gentleman of Leisure (presenter)
 1915 The Country Boy (presenter)
 1915 The Warrens of Virginia (presenter)
 1915 After Five (presenter)
 1915 Young Romance (presenter)
 1915 The Girl of the Golden West (presenter)
 1914 Cameo Kirby (presenter)
 1914 The Making of Bobby Burnit (Short) (presenter)
 1914 The Virginian (presenter)
 1914 The Man on the Box (presenter)
 1914 The Squaw Man (presenter)
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Stage: Wrote (w/Cecil B. DeMille) "California", produced on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 98 Articles | See more »

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In April 1911, Lasky and business partner Henry B. Harris opened a New York version of the Folies Bergère in Times Square. Five months later, Mae West made her Broadway debut there. In 1932, West signed with Lasky's motion picture company, Paramount Pictures. See more »

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