Jerry Bresler (Jerome S. Bresler: April 13, 1908 in Denver, Colorado – August 23, 1977 in Los Angeles) was an American film producer.He won an Oscar in 1944 as co-producer for Heavenly Music (Best Short Subject, Two-reel) and in 1945 for Stairway to Light (Best Short Subject, one-reel).
Jerome (Jerry) Bresler (May 29, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois – March 17, 2000 in Delray Beach, Florida) was an American conductor, songwriter and musician.He played piano at the age of 2 and conducted the NYU orchestra at 14.
The film was one of a series of semi-documentary movies that were popular at the time. It was based on an original story by Irwin Gielgud commissioned by producer Jerry Bresler. Director Joseph Newman and Bresler had previously worked together in the shorts department at MGM. Ann Blyth was originally announced for the female lead.
Jerry Bresler, Producer: Casino Royale. Jerry (Jerome) Bresler was born in Denver, Colorado on April 13, 1908. He began his film career as a production supervisor, and eventually started his own independent company. In the late 1930s, he joined MGM as a unit manager and worked on the Dr. Kildare series and other films. In 1944 & 1945 he won Academy Awards for the shorts Heavenly Music ...
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Bresler is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Anton Bresler (born 1988), South African rugby union player; Jerry Bresler (1914–2000), American songwriter, conductor; Jerry Bresler (1908–1977), American film producer; See also. Bresler Pister yield criterion; Bresler's Ice Cream, American ice cream chain; Bressler, a surname
Film Noir: The Encyclopedia Reference to the American Style notes "Crawford takes the simple role of Johnny Damico and converts it into a noir characterization of toughness and vulgarity."  Film critic Dennis Schwartz liked the acting and wrote, " The Mob covers the same territory as On the Waterfront [filmed three years after The Mob ].
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Johnny Damico (Broderick Crawford), a detective going home in the rain one night, finds himself just a few feet from a shooting on a dark street, where the gunman claims to be a detective from another precinct, flashing a real badge—and then slipping away. Damico discovers that the victim of the shooting was a witness who was to have appeared before a grand jury investigating waterfront crime, and that the same man who shot him also murdered the chief investigator on the case just a few hours earlier (which is where the badge came from). Damico could lose his job, but instead he's given the chance to redeem himself—he's sent undercover and given a new identity as New Orleans tough-guy Tim Flynn, who insinuates himself onto the New York waterfront when he arrives on ship. He manages to hook up with union thug Joe Castro (Ernest Borgnine) and his strong-arm man Gunner (Neville Brand), who try to frame him for a murder that also get...
Spencer Selby, in his book Dark City: The Film Noir, calls The Mob: "About as close as noir ever came to resurrecting the 1930s gangster film." Film Noir: The Encyclopedia Reference to the American Stylenotes "Crawford takes the simple role of Johnny Damico and converts it into a noir characterization of toughness and vulgarity." Film critic Dennis Schwartz liked the acting and wrote, "The Mob covers the same territory as On the Waterfront [filmed three years after The Mob]. It is adapted from the novel Waterfrontby Ferguson Findley and directed with a flair for lively action scenes by Robert Parrish. This ordinary minor film noir holds together until one twist too many turns it into one of those old movie theater chapter serial-like endings ... Broderick Crawford is believable in this heroic role and moves his character into a noir figure by his hard-boiled, no-nonsense approach to the dangerous situation, where he's not i...
To trace the mob car, they use a fluorescent dye that drips on the road, so the police can spot where they are going, yet they have the car wired for sound.The Mob on IMDbThe Mob at AllMovieThe Mob at the TCM Movie DatabaseThe Mob at the American Film Institute Catalog
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jerry Bresler (Jerome S. Bresler: April 13, 1908 in Denver, Colorado – August 23, 1977 in Los Angeles) was an American film producer. He won an Oscar in 1944 as co-producer for Heavenly Music (Best Short Subject, Two-reel) and in 1945 for Stairway to Light (Best Short Subject, one-reel). He began his film career as a production supervisor. In the late ...