Sam Newfield
Date of Birth
Dec 06, 1899
Birth Place:
New York, NY


Born Samuel Neufeld in New York City, Sam Newfield was the brother of Sigmund Neufeld, who later became the chief of production for the tiny poverty row studio PRC. Newfield entered the movie business in 1919, and began directing comedy shorts in 1926 with Jane's Engagement Party and Jane's Predicament. He moved into full-length features in 1933 with Reform Girl and Important Witness, and was...