Sam Bischoff
Date of Birth
Aug 11, 1890


While his Boston University education might have afforded him a more prestigious professional post, American producer Samuel Bischoff preferred the fly-by-night existence of Hollywood's "Poverty Row." He began his career in 1923 with independently produced comedy shorts, including Stan Laurel's Mixed Nuts. Thrifty Columbia Pictures head honcho Harry Cohn was impressed by Bischoff's business...