Hal B. Wallis (Harold Brent Wallis)

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
Legendary producer Hal B. Wallis was born in Chicago and moved to Los Angeles when he was in his early 20s. He got a job managing a theater owned by Warner Bros., and his success at the job caught the eye of studio head Jack L. Warner, who gave him a job in the studio's publicity department. Within a few months Wallis had worked his way up to head of the department. He was named studio manager in 1928 and production manager shortly thereafter, but was pushed aside by another legendary producer, future 20th Century-Fox studio head Darryl F. Zanuck. Read more...


Character: Himself

Show-Business at War 1943

Character: Capri Shop Tourist

September Affair 1950

Character: Man Walking Down Street

Blue Hawaii 1961