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Also Known As: Died: September 2, 1992
Born: October 15, 1908 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: producer, cartoonist, political campaign consultant, graphic artist

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A graphic artist turned Hollywood producer, Sol Baer Fielding made only four features: "Bright Road" (1953), starring Dorothy Dandridge and a debuting Harry Belafonte; "Jeopardy" (1953), starring Barbara Stanwyck and directed by John Sturges; "Tennessee Champ" (1954), with Shelley Winters; and "Trooper Hook" (1957), a Western starring Stanwyck and Joel McCrea. He retired from the film business in 1957 to work as a newspaper cartoonist.

A graphic artist turned Hollywood producer, Sol Baer Fielding made only four features: "Bright Road" (1953), starring Dorothy Dandridge and a debuting Harry Belafonte; "Jeopardy" (1953), starring Barbara Stanwyck and directed by John Sturges; "Tennessee Champ" (1954), with Shelley Winters; and "Trooper Hook" (1957), a Western starring Stanwyck and Joel McCrea. He retired from the film business in 1957 to work as a newspaper cartoonist.

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Moved from NYC to Denver, CO with his family as a child
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Worked as a graphic artist for the advertising firm McCann Erickson
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Designed the national logo of the US's first Yellow Pages
1941:
Moved to Los Angeles
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Joined MGM's art department
1953:
First feature credit as producer for "Bright Road" starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte in his feature debut
1957:
Left the film industry to return to the art field
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Wrote and drew the comic strip "Rusty" which ran in the LOS ANGELES HERALD-EXPRESS
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Served as a political consultant specializing in cartoons about candidates and issues
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wife:
Mitzi Fielding. Survived him; niece of the late MGM studio chief Louis B. Mayer; sister of the late producer Jack Cummings.

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