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Edward Small
Birth: Feb. 1, 1891
Death: Jan. 25, 1977

Motion Picture Producer. A former actor and talent agent, he began producing films in 1924. He formed Reliance Pictures in 1932 and Edward Small Productions in 1938. Working with moderate budgets and talent borrowed from other studios, he oversaw a number of commercially successful films, including "I Cover the Waterfront" (1933), "The Count of Monte Cristo" (1934), "The Man in the Iron Mask" (1939), "Raw Deal" (1948), and "Kansas City Confidential" (1952). He reached a peak of prestige with "Witness for the Prosecution" (1957), which was nominated for seven Oscars, only to lose it with the expensive biblical flop "Solomon and Sheba" (1959). Until his retirement in the early 1970's he was active mainly in tv projects. Although he kept a low profile and never won the name recognition of a Goldwyn or Selznick, he held his own against the major studios and remained an independent producer for 50 years, an almost miraculous achievement in Hollywood. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
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  Elsie Small (1900 - 1965)*
 
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Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: New Beth Olam Mausoleum, Corridor T-1, Crypt 1046 A.
 
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Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Aug 28, 2004
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Edward Small
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Edward Small
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