David Weisbart


Producer

About

Also Known As
David M Weisbart
Birth Place
Los Angeles, California, USA
Born
January 21, 1915
Died
July 21, 1967
Cause of Death
Stroke

Biography

David Weisbart established himself as one of the finest producers in the business. Weisbart worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Conflict" (1945), "Mildred Pierce" (1945) starring Joan Crawford and "My Reputation" (1946). He also contributed to "One More Tomorrow" (1946) starring Ann Sheridan, "Roughly Speaking" with Rosalind Russell (1945) a...

Biography

David Weisbart established himself as one of the finest producers in the business. Weisbart worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Conflict" (1945), "Mildred Pierce" (1945) starring Joan Crawford and "My Reputation" (1946). He also contributed to "One More Tomorrow" (1946) starring Ann Sheridan, "Roughly Speaking" with Rosalind Russell (1945) and "The Constant Nymph" (1943). Weisbart was nominated for a Film Editing Academy Award for "Johnny Belinda" in 1948. In the fifties, Weisbart devoted his time to various credits, such as "Perfect Strangers" with Ginger Rogers (1950), "The Glass Menagerie" (1950) and "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951) starring Vivien Leigh. He also worked on "Mara Maru" with Errol Flynn (1952). Weisbart then focused on film, producing the Robert Wagner drama "Between Heaven and Hell" (1956), the romance "Love Me Tender" (1956) with Richard Egan and the Jeffrey Hunter dramatic adaptation "The Way to the Gold" (1957). He also appeared in the Pat Boone adaptation "April Love" (1957) and the comedy "A Private's Affair" (1959) with Sal Mineo. Weisbart last produced "Valley of the Dolls" (1967). Weisbart passed away in July 1967 at the age of 52.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Big Show (1957)

Producer (Feature Film)

Valley of the Dolls (1967)
Producer
The Pleasure Seekers (1964)
Producer
Goodbye Charlie (1964)
Producer
Rio Conchos (1964)
Producer
Kid Galahad (1962)
Producer
Follow That Dream (1962)
Producer
Flaming Star (1960)
Producer
These Thousand Hills (1959)
Producer
A Private's Affair (1959)
Producer
Holiday for Lovers (1959)
Producer
The Way to the Gold (1957)
Producer
April Love (1957)
Producer
Our Miss Brooks (1956)
Producer
The Steel Jungle (1956)
Producer
Between Heaven and Hell (1956)
Producer
Love Me Tender (1956)
Producer
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Producer
Tall Man Riding (1955)
Producer
Jump into Hell (1955)
Producer
Target Zero (1955)
Producer
Them! (1954)
Producer
The Boy from Oklahoma (1954)
Producer
The Command (1954)
Producer
The Charge at Feather River (1953)
Producer
Thunder Over the Plains (1953)
Producer
Carson City (1952)
Producer
Mara Maru (1952)
Producer

Editing (Feature Film)

A Streetcar Named Desire (1952)
Film Editor
Perfect Strangers (1950)
Film Editor
The Glass Menagerie (1950)
Film Editor
A Kiss in the Dark (1949)
Film Editor
The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949)
Film Editor
The Fountainhead (1949)
Film Editor
Johnny Belinda (1948)
Film Editor
Dark Passage (1947)
Film Editor
That Hagen Girl (1947)
Film Editor
Stallion Road (1947)
Film Editor
My Reputation (1946)
Film Editor
Night and Day (1946)
Film Editor
One More Tomorrow (1946)
Film Editor
Roughly Speaking (1945)
Film Editor
Conflict (1945)
Film Editor
Mildred Pierce (1945)
Film Editor
Edge of Darkness (1943)
Film Editor
The Constant Nymph (1943)
Film Editor
You Can't Escape Forever (1942)
Film Editor

Production Companies (Feature Film)

Valley of the Dolls (1967)
Company

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Conflict (1945) - Are Your Ears Burning? Leaving a party, Richard (Humphrey Bogart) driving, with wife Kathryn (Rose Hobart) and her sister Evelyn (Alexis Smith), whom he prefers, then director Curtis Bernhardt's take on losing consciousness, in Conflict, 1945.
Streetcar Named Desire, A (1952) - Napoleonic Code Having ejected her sister, Blanche (Vivien Leigh) encourages her New Orleans brother-in-law Stanley (Marlon Brando) to continue with his inquiries about her affairs, Elia Kazan directing, Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, 1952.
Them! (1954) - -- Chasing The Wind Southern New Mexico troopers Ed (Chris Drake) and Ben (James Whitmore) investigate a report of trouble in the desert, meeting young Sandy Descher, in the opening scene from Them!, 1954, featuring James Arness and Edmund Gwenn.
Them! (1954) - -- The Queen's Chamber Scientist Pat (Joan Weldon) joins cop Ben (James Whitmore) and FBI man Bob (James Arness) on a foray into the giant ants' nest, armed with flame-throwers, in the original Them!, 1954.
Valley Of The Dolls (1967) - All Cats Are Gray New Manhattan pals, singer Neely (Patty Duke) and agency secretary Anne (Barbara Parkins), with showbiz boyfriends (Martin Milner, Paul Burke), catch singer Tony (Scotti), managed by his sister (Lee Grant) and diverted by their low-talent knockout friend Jennifer (Sharon Tate), in Valley Of The Dolls, 1967.
Them! (1954) - -- Genetically It's Certainly Possible FBI man Graham (James Arness) and New Mexico cop Peterson brief the doctors Medford (Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon as his daughter), who then interview the traumatized "Ellinson Girl" (Sandy Descher), who produces a title for the movie when exposed to acid from ants in the original Them!, 1954.
Mara Maru (1952) - I'd Like You On My Side Thick plotting as Errol Flynn is ex-PT boat captain and salvage expert Mason, whose partner was murdered while working with Manila-based fortune seeker Benedict (Raymond Burr), explaining his game with the widow (Ruth Roman) considering options, in Mara Maru, 1952.
Follow That Dream (1962) - Not The Marrying Kind In their first squat in the Florida Keys, Toby (Elvis Presley) and his informally adopted younger non-sister Holly (Anne Helm) discussing marriage, tune by Sherman Edwards and Mack David, in Follow That Dream, 1962.
Follow That Dream (1962) - Sound Advice Counting receipts from their ad-hoc Florida fishing business, vagabonds Pop (Arthur O'Connell) and Toby (Elvis Presley) get schooled by semi-adopted Holly (Anne Helm), confirmed with a song by Bill Giant and Anna Shaw, in Follow That Dream, 1962.
Pleasure Seekers, The - Mucho Gusto! American girls in Madrid, Maggie (Carol Lynley) joined by Susie (Pamela Tiffin) lacking only redhead (roommate Ann-Margret, coming soon) opening director Jean Negulesco's The Pleasure Seekers, 1964.
Pleasure Seekers, The - The Ones That Fly Evidently they like Vegas stylings at this Madrid nightspot, Ann-Margret (as American "Fran") in hot pink with the title tune by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, in Jean Negulesco's The Pleasure Seekers, 1964.

Family

Ruth Weisbart
Sister
Younger.

Bibliography