Charles Reisner

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Charles Reisner
Born March 14, 1887
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died September 24, 1962
La Jolla, California
Years active 1916 - 1950

Charles "Chuck" Reisner (14 March 1887 – 24 September 1962) was an American film director and actor of the 1920s and 1930s.

The German American directed over 60 films between 1920 and 1950 and acted in over 20 films between 1916 and 1929. He starred alongside Charlie Chaplin in A Dog's Life in 1918 and The Kid in 1921.

In 1930, he directed Chasing Rainbows a musical which starred Bessie Love and Charles King. He directed the Marx Brothers last film for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, The Big Store (1941).

He died of a heart attack in La Jolla, California in 1962.

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