A. H. Weiler

Abraham H. Weiler[1] (December 10, 1908 – January 22, 2002) was an American writer and critic best known for being a film critic and motion picture editor for The New York Times. He also served a term as chairman of the New York Film Critics Association.[2][3]

A. H. Weiler
Abraham H. Weiler[1][2]

December 10, 1908[2]
DiedJanuary 22, 2002(2002-01-22) (aged 93)
Astoria, Queens, New York, United States
OccupationWriter, film critic

Weiler was born in the Russian Empire in 1908 and died in Astoria, Queens at age 93 in 2002.[2] Connected with The New York Times for fifty years,[2] some of his reviews for were signed with his initials "A.W."[4]


  1. ^ a b Arthur Gelb: City Room, New York 2004.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "A.H. Weiler, 93, Editor and critic". The New York Times. February 8, 2002.
  3. ^ Weiler, A.H. (July 10, 1969). "Death Rides a Horse (1969) Screen: Double Vendetta". The New York Times.
  4. ^ Frühauf, Tina; Hirsch, Lily (2014). Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture. Oxford University Press. p. 137. ISBN 9780199367498.