Al Lichtman

Name:
Al Lichtman
Role:
Vice President and General Manager of distribution
Born:
1888
Died:
1958

About

Vice president and general manager of distribution, United Artists Corporation 1927-1935, then MGM executive. Emigrated from Hungary as a child, he became an actor, then a manager, before becoming general manager of distribution for Monopol Film Company, then sales manager for Famous Players Company and general manager of distribution for Artcraft. When Artcraft merged into Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, he became general manager of distribution for the combined organization, later moving to Universal, before becoming a vice president of United Artists in 1926. In 1935 he moved to MGM as an executive producer, remaining there until 1949.

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