Edward Small

Edward Small

1891 - 1977

The producer Edward Small began his professional career as a talent scout, an activity he already started at young age and which he continued with his "Edward Small Agency". When he went to Hollywood in 1917 he began to produce movies from 1924. 
To his first movies as a producer belong "McFadden's Flats" (27) and "Song of Love" (29).

He strenghtened his position as an independant producer in the next decades and realised numerous movies, e.g. with his participation as co-founder of "Reliance Pictures" in 1932 together with Joseph Schenck and Harry M. Goetz. Beside it he also run his own production company "Edward Small Productions", which realised many well-known productions.

To his most popular movies of the 30's and 40's belong "I Cover the Waterfront" (33), "Palooka" (34), "The Count of Monte Cristo" (34), "The Last of the Mohicans" (36), "Sea Devils" (37), "The Man in the Iron Mask" (39), "Kit Carson" (40), "The Corsican Brothers" (41), "Brewster's Millions" (45), "Temptation" (46), "The Black Arrow" (48) and "Walk a Crooked Mile" (48).

In the 50's he wasn't able to go on from the earlier successes but he still produced a lot of movies like "Valentino" (51), "Lorna Doone" (51), "Southwest Passage" (54), "The Naked Street" (55), "Top Gun" (55), "Jack the Giant Killer" (62), "Diary of a Madman" (63), "Frankie and Johnny" (66) and "The Christine Jorgensen Story" (70) - his last production.

Edward Small was married with the actress Edna Small.

Other movies from Edward Small:
Tranatlantic Merry-Go-Round (34) Let 'em Have It (35) Red Salute (35) The Melody Lingers On (35) The Bride Walks Out (36) We Who Are About to Die (37) New Faces of 1937 (37) Super-Sleuth (37) The Toast of New York (37) The Duke of West Point (38) King of the Turf (39) My Son, My Son! (40) South of Pago Pago (40) The Son of Monte Cristo (40) International Lady (41) A Gentleman After Dark (42) Twin Beds (42) Miss Annie Rooney (42) Friendly Enemies (42) Up in Mabel's Room (44) Abroad with Two Yanks (44) Getting Gertie's Garter (45) The Return of Monte Cristo (46) The Fuller Brush Man (48) Raw Deal (48) Black Magic (49) Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (50) The Iroquois Trail (50) The Texas Rangers (51) Indian Uprising (52) Scandal Sheet (52) The Brigand (52) Cripple Creek (52) Kansas City Confidential (52) Gun Belt (53) 99 River Street (53) Captain John Smith and Pocahontas (53) Overland Pacific (54) The Lone Gun (54) Down Three Dark Streets (54) Khyber Patrol (54) New York Confidential (55) Monkey on My Back (57) Witness for the Prosecution (57) It! The Terror from Beyond Space (58) Timbuktu (59) Vice Raid 860) The Greengage Summer (61) Tower of London (62) I'll Take Sweden (65) Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (66) The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz (68)