Edward Laemmle
Date of Birth
Oct 25, 1887
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL

Biography

The nephew of the founder of Universal, "Uncle" Carl Laemmle, Edward Laemmle cut his directorial teeth on Western two-reelers featuring Hoot Gibson and Art Acord and later helmed such serials as Winners of the West (1921) and The Oregon Trail (1923). According to Universal producer Stanley Begerman, Laemmle was "a very willing and ambitious director," but alas, too slow to adapt to "talkies."...