Phil Rosen
Date of Birth
May 08, 1888
Birth Place:
Marienburg Russia

Biography

Born in Russia, director Phil Rosen emigrated to the U.S. as a child. Entering movies as a cameraman, Rosen turned the crank on several of the Theda Bara vehicles of the teens. His silent film credits are fitfully impressive, including the Rudolph Valentino vehicle The Young Rajah (1921) and the independently produced biopic Abraham Lincoln (1925). Upon the arrival of talkies, Rosen settled...