Stanley Bergerman

Stanley Bergerman (August 27, 1903 – July 13, 1998) was an American producer of horror films in the 1930s.

Stanley Bergerman
BornAugust 27, 1903
DiedJuly 13, 1998 (age 94)
NationalityAmerican
Spouse(s)Rosabelle Laemmle (predeceased)
Fay Schiller
ChildrenCarol Bergerman
Stanley Bergerman Jr.
FamilyCarl Laemmle (father-in-law)

Biography

Bergerman was born on August 27, 1903[1] to a Jewish family in Pueblo, Colorado and raised in San Diego, California.[2] As a young adult, he worked for The May Department Stores Company in Los Angeles as a merchandise manager.[2] After he married Rosabelle Laemmle in 1929, the daughter of Universal Pictures founder Carl Laemmle,[3] he entered the film industry and started producing films focusing on horror films and sports documentaries. He later worked as a talent manager and a commercial real estate investor.[2]

During World War II, Bergerman helped to establish the Refugee Resettlement Committee which assisted Jews fleeing Nazi Germany to immigrate to the United States.[2] He was a supporter of the United Way, the American Red Cross, the Jewish Home for the Aging, the Los Angeles chapter of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, the Motion Picture and Television Fund, and the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith.[2]

Personal life

In 1929, he married Rosabelle Laemmle; they had two children: Carol Bergerman and Stanley Bergerman Jr.[3] His wife and daughter predeceased him and he remarried to Fay Schiller[1][3] with whom he had two stepdaughters: Nancy Tack and Joan Silver.[1][4] He died of cancer in Los Angeles.[2]

Filmography

1930

  • Parlez Vous (Short) (producer)
  • Rolling Along (Short) (producer)
  • We! We! Marie! (Short) (producer)

1931

  • What a Doctor! (Short) (supervising producer - as M. Stanley Bergerman)
  • El Tenorio del harem (producer)
  • Various Shifts (Short) (producer)
  • Carry On (Short) (supervising producer)
  • First to Fight (Short) (producer)
  • A Burglar to the Rescue (Short) (producer)
  • Trapped (Short) (supervising producer)
  • Sealed Lips (Short) (supervising producer)
  • Bless the Ladies (Short) (producer)
  • House of Mystery (Short) (producer)
  • Sold at Auction (Short) (producer)

1932

1933

1934

1935

References

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