GORDON, MAX (Mechel Salpeter; 1892–1978), U.S. theatrical manager and producer. In his early years Gordon was linked with Sam Harris in productions of Welcome Stranger, The Jazz Singer, and Rain. From 1930 he produced upward of 30 plays, among them Design for Living (1933), Dodsworth (1934), Pride and Prejudice (1935), The Women (1936), Othello (1937), My Sister Eileen (1940), Junior Miss (1941), and Born Yesterday (1946). His final Broadway presentation was The   Solid Gold Cadillac (1953). Gordon also produced the films A Trip to Paris (1938), Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940), and My Sister Eileen (1942). His autobiography, Max Gordon Presents, was published in 1963 (with Lewis Funke). -BIBLIOGRAPHY: M. Harriman, Take Them Up Tenderly: A Collection of Profiles (1944). (Ruth Beloff (2nd ed.)

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