Harry Rapf

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Harry Rapf in 1921

Harry Rapf (16 October 1882 New York City – 6 February 1949 Los Angeles) American film producer. He began his career in 1917, and during a 20-year career became a well-known producer of films for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. He created the comedic duo Dane & Arthur featuring Karl Dane and George K. Arthur in the late 1920s.

Rapf was also one of the founding members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He was entombed at Home of Peace Cemetery in East Los Angeles, California.

His son was screenwriter and professor of film studies Maurice Rapf.[1]



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