Irving Lerner
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1908
Birth Place:
New York, NY


Irving Lerner is a filmmaker who happily remained on Hollywood's fringe. He is best known for two taut, well-wrought thrillers, made on shoe-string budgets in the late 1950s, Murder by Contract and City of Fear. Before becoming a filmmaker, Lerner was a research editor for Columbia University's Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, getting his start in film by making documentaries for the anthropology...