Nathan Levinson

Nathan Levinson

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 18 Oct 1952 (aged 64)
Toluca Lake, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Beth Olam Mausoleum, Foyer O, T-8, N-7
Memorial ID 7957104 · View Source
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In association with Sam Warner, Levinson helped bring the first sound to motion pictures in the 1926 film "Don Juan." He also worked with Warner on "The Jazz Singer." Starting as a wireless telegraph operator at the age of fourteen, he later served as a major in WWI. He started in pictures in 1926 and the following year received a special Academy Award for his outstanding service in the industry as well as in the Army. Worked on sound for 11 films including: "42nd Street," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Anthony Adverse" and "A Streetcar Named Desire," for which he was nominated an Oscar for best sound, recording.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: TLS
  • Added: 7 Oct 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7957104
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nathan Levinson (15 Jul 1888–18 Oct 1952), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7957104, citing Hollywood Forever, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .