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 Sam Katzman

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Sam Katzman Famous memorial

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death
4 Aug 1973 (aged 72)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Mausoleum, Memorial Court, North Wall, Crypt 316
Memorial ID
10005486 View Source

Motion Picture Producer, Director. Best known as "Jungle Sam," and for a long string of ultra-cheapie films at ‘Columbia’ in the 1950's. He started out working in western, crime melodramas and several serials. In 1940 he created the “East Side Kids” and one year later signed Bela Lugosi for a lucrative series of horror pictures. In the 1960s he produced Elvis Presley musicals for MGM.

Motion Picture Producer, Director. Best known as "Jungle Sam," and for a long string of ultra-cheapie films at ‘Columbia’ in the 1950's. He started out working in western, crime melodramas and several serials. In 1940 he created the “East Side Kids” and one year later signed Bela Lugosi for a lucrative series of horror pictures. In the 1960s he produced Elvis Presley musicals for MGM.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 30 Nov 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 10005486
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10005486/sam-katzman: accessed ), memorial page for Sam Katzman (7 Jul 1901–4 Aug 1973), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10005486, citing Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .