Carl Laemmle

Karl Lammle

  • Kingdom of Wurttemberg, German Empire

Carl Laemmle was an American film producer and founder of Universal Studios. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
President Universal Pictures 1912


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1884/01/28 Seventeen year old Karl Lammle departs Laupheim station accompanied by school friend, Leo Hirschfeld, also bound for America. Seen off by their families, Siegfried Laemmle journeys with the pair as far as Stuttgart. Life
1884/02/13 Karl Lammle's ship, NECKAR, arrives in New York Harbour, where it is held up for 24 hours in winter fog. When the fog clears on the 14th, Julius Klugman carries the unwell Karl on deck to look at Bedloe's Island through a chilling flurry of rain. Life Statue of Liberty Statue of Liberty National Monument
1884/02/14 Julius Hilder, Julius Klugman, Leo Hirschfeld and Karl Lammle are landed by the immigrant boat at Castle Garden. Life Castle Clinton National Monument New York City
1908/00/00 Karl Lammle pays $6 a month for an office with Mr Wallach's in the Flatiron, 1907 or 1908. Wallach's young son, David, sometimes sneaks in and plays with his magic lantern. Mr Wallach is tempted to invest in Lammle's motion-picture business, but doesn't. Work Flatiron Building New York City
1912/04/30 Universal Film Manufacturing Company is incorporated in New York by the German Carl Laemmle, Mark Dintenfass, Charles O Baumann, Adam Kessel, Pat Powers, William Swanson, David Horsley, Robert H Cochrane and Jules Brulatour. Work
1920/00/00 Carl Laemmle and R H Cochrane buy out P A Powers, the third partner in Universal, and as president and vice-president, they acquire sole proprietorship. Work
1929/07/00 Impressed by the international sales for "All Quiet on the Western Front", Carl Laemmle meets with Remarque at Carlsbad, and persuades the author that a Universal film version will honor the antiwar sentiments, not glorify war or add a mushy love story. President of Universal Pictures All Quiet on the Western Front Karlovy Vary, CZ Karlovy Vary Region, CZ
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