|Died||1979 (aged 81–82)|
|Known for||Head of production at Paramount Studios|
Born to a Jewish family, he arrived at Paramount in 1940 and replaced Buddy DeSylva as head of production in 1944. He resigned in 1950, after leading the studio during a particularly successful period.
- Hinkle, Robert (March 25, 2015). Call Me Lucky: A Texan in Hollywood. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 9780806151960.
- Dick, Bernard F. Engulfed: The Death of Paramount Pictures and the Birth of Corporate Hollywood. pp. 33, 40, and 42.