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Motion picture producer

Hunt Stromberg, American motion picture producer. Award winner, 1936); Award of Achievement for being selected by exhibitors of the United States and Canada as the Champion of Champion Producers for All Time, Jan.

Background

Stromberg, Hunt was born on July 12, 1894 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Benjamin and Fannie (Laub) Stromberg.

Education

Educational public schools of St. Louis.

Career

1 son, Hunt. Reporter St. Louis Times, 1911-1912. Sports staff specializing in baseball and column by-line, 1913. Rode circuits with St. Louis Browns and Cardinals as special correspondent, 1914.

Baseball writer Sporting News, St. Louis, 1915-1916. Idea man and copywriter Keeshen Advertising Agency, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1917. Director publicity Goldwyn County, New York City, 1918-1919.

Director publicity Thomas H. Ince, Hollywood, California, 1920-1922. Personal assistant to Mr. Ince, 1923; producer Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, 1923-1942.

With Company, 1942-1948. Organized own independent production organization for United Artists release under name of Hunt Stromberg Prodns., Inc. Prodns. include: The Strange Woman, Guest in the House, Lady of Burlesque, Dishonored Lady, Personal Column.

Too Late for Tears. M-G-M prodns.: The Great Ziegford (Academy Award winner, 1936). Maytime, Rose Marie, Northwest Passage, Night Must Fall, The Thin Man, Treasure Island, Naughty Marietta, The Women, Pride and Prejudice, Ah, Widerness, Red Dust, Blonde Bombshell, Marie Antoinette, Idiot’s Delight, Chained, Our Dancing Daughters, White Shadows of the South Seas, They Met in Bombay, The Firefly Sweethearts, many others.

Connections

Married Katherine Kerwin, November 9, 1919.

father:
Benjamin Stromberg

mother:
Fannie (Laub) Stromberg

spouse:
Katherine Kerwin