Charles Moss Woolf (10 July 1879 – 31 December 1942) was a British film distributor.
C. M. Woolf
Charles Moss Woolf
10 July 1879
|Died||31 December 1942 (aged 63)|
|Employer(s)||Gaumont British Picture Corporation, General Film Distributors|
|Known for||Distributing some of Alfred Hitchcock's first films|
|Spouse(s)||Second wife, Gladys Capua Woolf|
|Children||John and James Woolf, Rosemary Woolf|
|Relatives||Eight brothers and sisters|
Woolf made a fortune by financing, distributing and exhibiting films after World War I, including some of Alfred Hitchcock's first films. In 1935 he resigned from the Gaumont British Picture Corporation and formed General Film Distributors. He brought J. Arthur Rank into the film industry.
Selected filmography Edit
- 'Sir John Woolf, 86, Producer Of 'African Queen' and 'Oliver' ', The New York Times, 1 July 1999 accessed 2 June 2012
- Spevack-Hussman, Helga (1995). "Rosemary Woolf (1925–1978)". In Helen Damico (ed.). Medieval Scholarship: Literature and Philology. Taylor & Francis. pp. 439–. ISBN 9780815328902. Retrieved 20 January 2013.