Charles Mintz

Knowledge Identifier: +Charles_Mintz


Charles Mintz

American film producer and distributor, who took control over Margaret J. Winkler's Winkler Pictures after marrying her in 1924 add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1889.

Country: United States (100%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company, Columbia Pictures

Linked to: Universal Studios




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Charles Mintz was born in 1889 add something


Between 1925 and 1939, he would produce over 370 shorts, all cartoons add something


Walt Disney - By 1927, Charles Mintz had married Margaret Winkler and assumed control of her business


In February, 1928, when the character proved more successful than expected, Mintz hired all of Disney's animators except Iwerks, who refused to leave Disney, and took over the production of Oswald cartoons from his new Winkler Studio with Margaret Winkler's brother, George add something


The Walt Disney Company - Disney only completed 26 "Oswald" shorts before losing the contract in February 1928, when Winkler's husband Charles Mintz took over their distribution company


After losing the "Oswald" contract to Walter Lantz, Mintz focused on the output of another Winkler-distributed short series, the "Krazy Kat" series, the "'Winkler Studio"' became known as the "'Mintz Studio"' after he took over in 1929, and later Screen Gems after Columbia Pictures took over from him in 1939, a few months before he died the next year add something

Charles Mintz died in 1940 add something