Albert Warner

Name:
Albert Warner
Role:
Vice president and treasurer of Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.and treasurer of Vitaphone Corporation
Born:
1884
Died:
1967

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Vice president and treasurer of Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc., and treasurer of Vitaphone Corporation. With other Warner brothers, he opened their first theatre in Newcastle, Pa. in 1903, then a film exchange at Pittsburgh in 1905, and later a distribution branch called Warner Features, which failed in 1913. In 1917 the brothers reunited to make an adaptation of James W. Gerard's book, My Four Years in Germany. as a picture. . In 1923 they formed Warner Bros. Pictures, acquiring Vitagraph in 1924 and First National in 1929. They also built up a theatre chain. Albert Warner’s principal areas of responsibility sales and finances. A major in the ROTC, he was commonly referred to as “Major Warner.”

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