|Born||8 September 1894|
|Died||15 September 1961|
|Years active||1920–1961 (film)|
Adolphe Osso (1894–1961) was a French film producer. During the 1920s he was the head of the French branch of Paramount Pictures.  Later he founded his own production company Les Films Osso.
Adolphe Jean Menjou was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies. He appeared in such films as Charlie Chaplin's A Woman of Paris, where he played the lead role; Stanley Kubrick's Paths of Glory with Kirk Douglas; Ernst Lubitsch's The Marriage Circle; The Sheik with Rudolph Valentino; Morocco with Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper; and A Star Is Born with Janet Gaynor and Fredric March, and was nominated for an Academy Award for The Front Page in 1931.
Adolf is a given name with German origins.
Maurice Félix Thomas, known as Maurice Tourneur, was a French film director and screenwriter.
Henry Byron Warner was an English film and theatre actor. He was popular during the silent era and played Jesus Christ in The King of Kings. In later years, he successfully moved into supporting roles and appeared in numerous films directed by Frank Capra. Warner's most recognizable role to modern audiences is Mr. Gower in the perennially shown film It's a Wonderful Life, directed by Capra. He appeared in the original 1937 version of Lost Horizon as Chang, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Franz F. Planer, A.S.C. was an Austrian-born cinematographer born in Karlsbad, Austria-Hungary.
Classical Hollywood cinema is a term used in film criticism to describe both a narrative and visual style of filmmaking which first developed in the 1910s to 1920s during the latter years of the silent film era. It then became characteristic of American cinema during the Golden Age of Hollywood, between roughly 1927 to 1969. It eventually became the most powerful and pervasive style of filmmaking worldwide.
Mutz Greenbaum, sometimes credited as Max Greene or Max Greenbaum, was a German film cinematographer.
Henri Diamant-Berger was a French director, producer and screenwriter. In a career that lasted more than 50 years, he directed 48 films between 1913 and 1959, produced 17 between 1925 and 1967 and wrote 21 screenplays between 1916 and 1971.
The Prix Abd-el-Tif was a French art prize that was awarded annually from 1907–1961. It was modelled on the Prix de Rome, a scholarship that enabled French artists to stay in Rome.
Wendell Phillips Smalley was an American silent film director and actor.
Bernhard Goetzke was a German stage and film actor. He appeared in 130 films between 1917 and 1961.
George Henry Irving was an American film actor and director.
Robert Ellis Reel, known professionally as Robert Ellis, was an American film actor, screenwriter and film director. He appeared in more than 160 films between 1913 and 1934. He also wrote for 65 films and directed 61.
Keene Thompson was a story, scenario and screenwriter who worked in the film industry from 1920 to 1937.
Two White Arms, also known as Wives Beware, is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Fred Niblo and starring Adolphe Menjou, Margaret Bannerman and Claud Allister. It is adapted from a play by Harold Dearden.
Spring Shower is a 1932 French-Hungarian drama film directed by Pál Fejös and starring Annabella, Ilona Dajbukát and Erzsi Bársony. A French-language version Marie, légende hongroise and a Romanian-language version Prima dragoste were also released. It was made by the French-based producer Adolphe Osso who had money reserves frozen by the Hungarian government, and needed to spend the money in Hungary.
Operetta films are a genre of musical films associated with, but not exclusive to, German language cinema. The genre began in the late 1920s, but its roots stretch back into the tradition of nineteenth century Viennese operettas.
Gregor Rabinovitch was a Ukrainian-born film producer who worked for many years in the German film industry. He emigrated to France from the Soviet Union in the early 1920s. After working for a time in Germany, he left following the Nazi takeover of power in 1933, and spent a number of years in France and the United States. He later returned and died in Munich in 1953.
René Guissart was a French film director and cinematographer. During the 1920s and 1930s he worked as cinematographer on many British films many of them for British International Pictures. He also worked on MGM's 1925 epic Ben-Hur. From 1931 Guissart began directing and had made twenty eight films by 1939.
Prestige is a 1932 American pre-Code drama film directed by Tay Garnett and written by Tay Garnett, Rollo Lloyd and Francis Edward Faragoh. The film stars Ann Harding, Adolphe Menjou, Melvyn Douglas and Guy Bates Post. The film was released on January 22, 1932, by RKO Pictures.