Duke Goldstone

Director, Producer, Editor
At the age of 18, Louis 'Duke' Goldstone moved from his home in Omaha, Nebraska to Hollywood. He began his entertainment career as a property man at Universal Studios and later became an editor and director at ... Read more »
Born: 01/17/1914 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Filmography

Director (2)

Life With Elizabeth 1953 - 1954 (TV Show)

Director

The Frankie Laine Show 1953 - 1954 (Tv Show)

Director
Physical Effects (1)

The Puppetoon Movie 1987 (Movie)

Puppetoon creative artist(USA) (Puppets Design)
Producer (1)

The Harrad Summer 1973 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Editor (1)

The Great Rupert (Movie)

(Editor)
Actor (1)

The Fantasy Film World of George Pal 1985 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)
Other (1)

The Fantasy Film World of George Pal 1985 (Movie)

assistance (Assistant)

Biography

At the age of 18, Louis 'Duke' Goldstone moved from his home in Omaha, Nebraska to Hollywood. He began his entertainment career as a property man at Universal Studios and later became an editor and director at Paramount, RKO and Pathe, working mostly on short films. Goldstone worked for Swift-Chaplin productions, directing classic animated commercials featuring memorable characters such as the Jolly Green Giant, Speedy Alka-Seltzer, and the Hamm's Bear. He continued his work on television, directing "Life With Elizabeth", Betty White's first sitcom. He also directed variety shows for Liberace, Frankie Lane, Horace Heidt, Connie Haines and Florian Zabach. In 1965, Goldstone established RFG Associates, an industrial film company that for 30 years produced hundreds of commercial and educational films.

Milestones

1965

Established RFG Associates, an industrial film company that produced hundreds of commercial and educational films for 30 years

1932

Moved to Hollywood and began his career as a property man at Universal (date approximate)

Directed classsic animated commercials featuring characters such as the Jolly Green Giant, Speedy Alka-Seltzer and the Hamm's Bear for Swift-Chaplain Productions

Directed Betty White's first sitcom "Life With Elizabeth"

Directed popular TV variety shows for Liberace, Frankie Lane, Horace Heidt, Connie Haines and Florian Zabach

Worked mostly on short films as an editor and director at Paramount, RKO and Pathe

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