Edward Small

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Edward Small (born February 1, 1891 in New York City , † January 25, 1977 in Los Angeles ) was an American film producer .

Edward Small initially worked as an artist agent. In 1917 he produced his first silent film and came to Los Angeles. From the mid-1920s he regularly produced music entertainment films. In 1932 he founded the film company Reliance Pictures with Harry M. Goetz , which worked for United Artists . In 1936 he moved to RKO Pictures and now had a larger budget available. In 1938 he came back to United Artists with his own company Edward Small Productions . In the late 1940s he made several films for Columbia Pictures . From 1951 he produced for United Artists in the low to medium budget range, mostly crime novels and westerns, followed by a few comedies in the 1960s. His last film was The Christine Jorgensen Story from 1970. In total, he was involved in over 140 productions.

In Hollywood he was honored with a star on the Walk of Fame in the film category.

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  1. ^ Edward Small at projects.latimes.com