Edward R. Pressman

Edward R. Pressman

Edward R. Pressman is an American film producer and founder of the production company Edward R. Pressman Film Corporation. Pressman was born to a Jewish family in New York City, the son of Lynn and Jack Pressman, known as the "King of Marbles", who founded the Pressman Toy Corporation.The Academy Film Archive houses the Edward R. Pressman Collection. The film collection contains over 250 items, including theatrical prints, printing elements and videotapes related to the films produced by Pressman or his production company, as well as films acquired by Pressman Films for reference purposes. The Pressman Collection is complemented by paper materials held at the Academy's Margaret Herrick Library.