Henry Lehrman
Date of Birth
Mar 30, 1886
Birth Place:
Vienna, Austria

Biography

Although Henry Lehrman is little remembered today, he was as much of a comedy film pioneer as his associate Mack Sennett. During his time working for Sennett's Keystone studios, Lehrman helped mold an enduring, albeit crude, brand of slapstick that made the transition into the sound era, even if Lehrman's career had already faltered by then. Like many of his contemporaries, Lehrman frequently...