W. Ray Johnston

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William Ray Johnston
BornJanuary 2, 1892
DiedOctober 14, 1966 (aged 74)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Years active1924-1935 (film)

W. Ray Johnston (1892–1966) was an American film producer [1] . He was associated with low-budget filmmaking, in particular with the larger Poverty Row studios Rayart Pictures and Monogram Pictures.[2] Before founding Rayart in 1924, he also acted in a handful of films.

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  1. ^ "JOHNSTON, William Ray". www.thanhouser.org. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  2. ^ Pitts p.131


  • Michael R. Pitts. Poverty Row Studios, 1929–1940: An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each. McFarland & Company, 2005.

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