Harry Lachman
Date of Birth
Jun 29, 1886
Birth Place:
La Salle, IL


A onetime magazine illustrator, Indiana-born Harry Lachman became one of the leading European postimpressionist painters in the teens and twenties. Lachman worked as set designer with the equally artistically inclined filmmaker Rex Ingram at the latter's studio in Nice, France. At age 42, Lachman put aside his oils to become a film director in England. He came to Hollywood when signed by the Fox...