Sol Baer Fielding

Producer, Cartoonist, Graphic artist
A graphic artist turned Hollywood producer, Sol Baer Fielding made only four features: "Bright Road" (1953), starring Dorothy Dandridge and a debuting Harry Belafonte; "Jeopardy" (1953), starring Barbara Stanwyck and ... Read more »
Born: 10/14/1908

Filmography

other (4)

Trooper Hook 1957 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tennessee Champ 1954 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bright Road 1953 (Movie)

(Producer)

Jeopardy 1953 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

A graphic artist turned Hollywood producer, Sol Baer Fielding made only four features: "Bright Road" (1953), starring Dorothy Dandridge and a debuting Harry Belafonte; "Jeopardy" (1953), starring Barbara Stanwyck and directed by John Sturges; "Tennessee Champ" (1954), with Shelley Winters; and "Trooper Hook" (1957), a Western starring Stanwyck and Joel McCrea. He retired from the film business in 1957 to work as a newspaper cartoonist.

Relationships

Mitzi Fielding

Wife
survived him niece of the late MGM studio chief Louis B. Mayer sister of the late producer Jack Cummings

Milestones

1957

Left the film industry to return to the art field

1953

First feature credit as producer for "Bright Road" starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte in his feature debut

1940

Moved to Los Angeles

Moved from NYC to Denver, CO with his family as a child

Designed the national logo of the US's first Yellow Pages

Joined MGM's art department

Served as a political consultant specializing in cartoons about candidates and issues

Wrote and drew the comic strip "Rusty" which ran in the LOS ANGELES HERALD-EXPRESS

Worked as a graphic artist for the advertising firm McCann Erickson

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