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Irving Pollack

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Brooklyn Amateur Movie Club

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1934, Honorable Mention

Films:

Why Junior High School (1934)

Profession:

Educator

Biographical Notes:

Staff member of the Winthrop Junior High School, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

"Irving Meyer Pollack was born April 8, 1918, in Brooklyn. His father was a tailor. He graduated from Brooklyn College in 1938 and from Brooklyn Law School in 1942. He served in the Army Air Forces from 1943 to 1946. He went to work at the SEC in 1946, joining his older brother, Harry. The agency, then located in Philadelphia, was deeply involved at the time with the forced divestitures of utility companies, in line with President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935."

Bibliographic Resources:

Movie Makers, March 1934, 118.
"Irving Pollack, who established SEC’s enforcement division, dies at 98." The Washington Post, July 3, 2016.