David Lewis (producer)

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David Lewis (14 December 1903 in Trinidad, Colorado – 13 March 1987 in Los Angeles[1]), born David Levy, was a Hollywood film producer who produced such films as Dark Victory (1939), Arch of Triumph (1948), and Raintree County (1957). He was also the longtime companion of director James Whale from 1930 to 1952. Although they were separated at the time of Whale's death in 1957, Lewis later released the contents of Whale's suicide note.

Lewis was portrayed in the 1998 film Gods and Monsters by David Dukes.


  1. ^ Staff writers (16 March 1987). "DAVID LEWIS, 83, DIES; PRODUCED CLASSIC FILMS". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-01-27. 

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