William Pizor

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Born1890 (age 130–131)
Died1959
NationalityAmerican
OccupationFilm producer

William M. Pizor (1890 - 1959)[1] was a pioneering film producer who also had a distribution compamy.[2][3] He led Imperial Distributing Corporation. He was also president of production company Imperial Pictures.[4] His son Irwin Pizor succeeded him in the film business.[5]

He handled Westerns, documentaries, and foreign films he distributed in the U.S. Pizor made a deal with producer Louis Weiss (producer)|Louis Weiss to purchase 8 2-reel westerns.[6]

Filmography

  • Gasoline Cowboy (1926)[2]
  • Was He Guilty? (1927)[2]
  • Harem Scarem (1927)[7]
  • The Mansion of Mystery (1927[8]
  • The Rustler's End (1928)
  • Flash of the Forest (1928)[2]
  • Heave-Ho, an extant Sid Smith and Teddy Reavis comedy
  • The Tom-Boy, a comedy with Teddy Reavis. Extant.
  • Trails of Treachery (1928) starring Montana Bill[9]
  • The House of Terror (1928) starring Fat O'Brien and Dorothy Tallcott[10]
  • The Sea Feast (1929)[11]
  • Raffles N' Rubber (1931)[12]
  • Secret Menace (1931)[2]
  • Ragus Yugo-Slavia (1931)[12]
  • Heroes All (1931), reissue with sound of 1920 documentary
  • Two Gun Caballero (1931)
  • Ubangi (1931)[13]
  • Garden Granary (1931)[12]
  • Blonde Captive (1932)
  • Virgins of Bali (1932)[13]
  • The Texan (1932)[14][15]
  • The Galloping Kid (1932)[2]
  • Love's Memorial, Agra, India (1933)[16]
  • The Seventh Wonder (1933[13]
  • Corruption (1933)
  • The Flaming Signal (1933)
  • The Throne of the Gods (1933)
  • Call of the Coyote (1934)
  • The Woman Who Dared (1933)[2]
  • The Lone Rider]77u (1934)[2]
  • Twisted Rails (1934)
  • Wild Waters (1934)
  • Pals of the West (1934)
  • Carrying the Mail (1934)[2]
  • Sundown Trail (1934)[2]
  • After the Storm (1935)[17]
  • Manhattan Butterfly (1935)
  • The Broken Coin (1936)
  • Paradise Valley (1936)[13]
  • Gateway to the North (1937)[12]
  • Arizona Cyclone (1934)
  • Port O'Call / City of the Sun (1934)
  • Pals of the Prairie (1934)
  • The Way of the West (1934)
  • The Lone Rider (1957)
  • Napoleon's Waterloo (1934)

References

  1. "William M. Pizor". collections.new.oscars.org.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Pitts, Michael R. (17 September 2015). Poverty Row Studios, 1929-1940: An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each. ISBN 9781476610368.
  3. Weaver, Tom (September 28, 1996). It Came from Weaver Five: Interviews with 20 Zany, Glib, and Earnest Moviemakers in the SF and Horror Traditions of the Thirties, Forties, Fifties, and Sixties. McFarland & Company. ISBN 9780786401918 – via Google Books.
  4. "Views & Reviews". Views & Rewiews Productions. September 28, 1970 – via Google Books.
  5. Ray, Fred Olen (January 1, 1991). The New Poverty Row: Independent Filmmakers as Distributors. McFarland. ISBN 9780899506289 – via Google Books.
  6. https://collections.new.oscars.org//Details/Archive/71443493
  7. "Harem Scarem (William Pizor, 1927). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Comedy.. | Lot #50174". Heritage Auctions.
  8. http://www.silentera.com/PSFL/data/M/MansionOfMystery1927.html
  9. "Trails of Treachery (William M. Pizor, 1928). One Sheet (27" X | Lot #52422". Heritage Auctions.
  10. "The House of Terror (William M. Pizor, 1928). Lobby Card Set of 8 | Lot #53236". Heritage Auctions.
  11. https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/70430147_the-sea-feast-william-m-pizor-1929-us-one-sheet-27
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 Webb, Graham (July 13, 2020). Encyclopedia of American Short Films, 1926-1959. McFarland. ISBN 9781476681184 – via Google Books.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Institute, American Film (September 28, 1993). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Film entries, A - L. F. Feature films 3. 1931-1940. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520079083 – via Google Books.
  14. "Jay Wilsey - Buffalo Bill, Jr". www.b-westerns.com.
  15. Reid, John Howard (October 28, 2006). Great Hollywood Westerns: Classic Pictures, Must-See Movies & "B" Films. Lulu.com. ISBN 9781430309680 – via Google Books.
  16. "William M. Pizor". BFI.
  17. https://www.loc.gov/programs/static/national-film-preservation-board/documents/silent_film_project.010218.pdf

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