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Goldwyn, Samuel (born Schmuel or Shmuel Gelbfisz) 1882-1974; U.S. film producer, born in Poland
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, Samuel 1882-1974.
Polish-born American film producer who founded his own film company (1917) and merged with Louis B. Mayer to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1925). His many productions include The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), for which he won an Academy Award.