B.P. Schulberg
Date of Birth
Jan 19, 1892
Birth Place:
Bridgeport, CT


While a student at New York's City College, American film executive B.P. Schulberg broke into the professional world as a cub newspaper reporter. At age 19, Schulberg became a scriptwriter and publicity agent for Rex Films, a small company later absorbed by Universal. Moving to Jesse Lasky and Adolph Zukor's Famous Players (the forerunner of Paramount), Schulberg used his publicity savvy to drum...