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 Glen Percy Raymond Glenn

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Birth
Chipman, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada
Death
21 Aug 1960 (aged 52)
Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada
Burial
Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Ocean View, 321, C
Memorial ID
71401549 View Source

Businessman. He was the founder of Glen Glenn Sound, which became a legendary Hollywood Sound studio that provided services for over 20,000 movies and television series. Popular television programs that carried the credit "Sound by Glen Glenn" include I Love Lucy, Bonanza, Mission Impossible, My Three Sons, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Our Miss Brooks, Get Smart, Star Trek, The Andy Griffith Show, The Brady Bunch, Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley, Mork and Mindy, The Jack Benny Show, Little House on the Prairie, Doogie Howser, M.D., Cagney and Lacey, Cheers, Taxi, That Girl, Hogan's Heroes, Mod Squad, I Spy, The Joey Bishop Show, Mannix, The Untouchables, The Loretta Young Show, Death Valley Days, Perry Mason, Make Room for Daddy, Whirlybirds, The Real McCoys, Annie Oakley, The Adventures of Jim Bowie, He-Man and Masters of the Universe, and many others. Before the advent of television, Glen Glenn Sound engineered sound for movies - musical comedies, dramas, horror, crime, westerns. One of its earliest TV clients was Flying-A Productions owned by Gene Autry. The Glen Glenn Sound Company was founded by Glen Glenn and Harry Eckles in 1937. (Previous to the 1937 founding of Glen Glen Sound, at least four movies in 1936 carry the credit "Glen Glenn," and in 1931 through 1933, at least four are credited with "Percy R Glenn.") At the time of the company's acquisition by Todd-AO in 1986, Glen Glenn Sound, with 14 studios at three locations, was the largest independent sound company. Personal Life and Death: Glen Glenn, also known as Glen Percy Raymond Glenn, was born on November 25, 1907 at Chipman, Queens, New Brunswick. He immigrated to the United States from Canada on September 6, 1926, crossing the border at Vanceboro, Maine, and settling in the Manhattan borough of New York City where he worked as an electrical engineer. By 1931, he had moved to California and was recording sound for movies in Hollywood. He married in Los Angeles and had four children. While visiting his mother in Chipman and Minto, New Brunswick during the summer of 1960, he and his wife died in a car accident. On August 25, 1960, Glen and his wife Mary Helen were laid to rest together in unmarked graves overlooking the ocean at Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Businessman. He was the founder of Glen Glenn Sound, which became a legendary Hollywood Sound studio that provided services for over 20,000 movies and television series. Popular television programs that carried the credit "Sound by Glen Glenn" include I Love Lucy, Bonanza, Mission Impossible, My Three Sons, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Our Miss Brooks, Get Smart, Star Trek, The Andy Griffith Show, The Brady Bunch, Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley, Mork and Mindy, The Jack Benny Show, Little House on the Prairie, Doogie Howser, M.D., Cagney and Lacey, Cheers, Taxi, That Girl, Hogan's Heroes, Mod Squad, I Spy, The Joey Bishop Show, Mannix, The Untouchables, The Loretta Young Show, Death Valley Days, Perry Mason, Make Room for Daddy, Whirlybirds, The Real McCoys, Annie Oakley, The Adventures of Jim Bowie, He-Man and Masters of the Universe, and many others. Before the advent of television, Glen Glenn Sound engineered sound for movies - musical comedies, dramas, horror, crime, westerns. One of its earliest TV clients was Flying-A Productions owned by Gene Autry. The Glen Glenn Sound Company was founded by Glen Glenn and Harry Eckles in 1937. (Previous to the 1937 founding of Glen Glen Sound, at least four movies in 1936 carry the credit "Glen Glenn," and in 1931 through 1933, at least four are credited with "Percy R Glenn.") At the time of the company's acquisition by Todd-AO in 1986, Glen Glenn Sound, with 14 studios at three locations, was the largest independent sound company. Personal Life and Death: Glen Glenn, also known as Glen Percy Raymond Glenn, was born on November 25, 1907 at Chipman, Queens, New Brunswick. He immigrated to the United States from Canada on September 6, 1926, crossing the border at Vanceboro, Maine, and settling in the Manhattan borough of New York City where he worked as an electrical engineer. By 1931, he had moved to California and was recording sound for movies in Hollywood. He married in Los Angeles and had four children. While visiting his mother in Chipman and Minto, New Brunswick during the summer of 1960, he and his wife died in a car accident. On August 25, 1960, Glen and his wife Mary Helen were laid to rest together in unmarked graves overlooking the ocean at Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Warren Weimer
  • Added: 15 Jun 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 71401549
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/71401549/glen-percy_raymond-glenn: accessed ), memorial page for Glen Percy Raymond Glenn (25 Nov 1907–21 Aug 1960), Find a Grave Memorial ID 71401549, citing Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.