HARRY GARSON is a born producer. H e had the idea of owning and managing
theaters from the time he finished school. Mr. Garson was born in Rochester,
N. Y., and vent to school there. On finishing the higher grades he entered
the theatrical business and for many years managed theaters and producing
After a time he became the owner of the Broadway Strand Theater in Detroit,
Mich., and held his interests in the legitimate stage until the motion picture
fever reached the West and then swept eastward conquering the greater part
of the theatrical profession. When Garson heard of the possibilities in
this new field he sold his Eastern interests and came to Los Angeles, where
he secured a studio and one of the most celebrated stars in the film industry
and began to make pictures.
With Clara Kimball Young as his star, he produced many big features,
including "The Forbidden Woman," "The Soul of Raphael,,"
"In Mid-Channel," "Hush," "Charge It," "Straight
From Paris," "Independent as Well," "An Old Sweetheart
of Mine," "Enter Madame," "The Woman of Bronze"
and "Clementina the Glorious."
Mr. Garson's home is in Los Angeles. Among his hobbies golf and horseback
riding come first.