James L. Freedman spoke with Solzy at the Movies this week ahead of Wednesday night’s TCM broadcast of Carl Laemmle: The Film. Laemmle was a German-Jewish immigrant that went on to found Universal Pictures. This came as a result of Laemmle’s Independent Moving Pictures (IMP) merging with other companies to form the Universal Film Manufacturing Company in 1912. Originally founded in Fort Lee, N.J., Laemmle would open the largest motion picture production facility, Universal City…"James L. Freedman talks Carl Laemmle Film"
Carl Laemmle is a very informative and fascinating documentary that profiles the pioneering founder of Universal Studios. James L. Freedman goes deep into the archives in a documentary that certainly targets both film nerds and the Jewish community. Carl Laemmle was a guy who left his hometown for a better life in America and he never forgot his roots. It didn’t matter that Germans didn’t like him in the 1930s. He saw what was happening to…"Carl Laemmle: Universal Founder profiled"