Illustrator Bert Levy (1929) 🇺🇸

February 06, 2022


Clara Bow | George Bancroft | Maurice Chevalier | Nancy Carroll

Source: Hollywood Filmograph, July 1929

On the Set of “Rio Rita”: Bebe Daniels | John Boles | Don Alvarado | Bert Wheeler | Robert Woolsey | Wheeler and Woolsey

Source: Hollywood Filmograph, August 1929

On the Set of “The Taming of the Shrew”: Douglas Fairbanks Sr. | Joseph Cawthorn | Edward Maxwell | Clyde Cook | Geoffrey Wardwell

Source: Hollywood Filmograph, August 1929


Hollywood Mourns Bert Levy's Death

The passing of Bert Levy, Paramount studio illustrator and famous cartoonist, is mourned in Hollywood. He died Sunday at the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital after a long illness. He was 63 years old. Rabbi Isadore Isaacson of Temple Israel of Hollywood officiated at the funeral Tuesday. Levy was a native of Australia and had lived in Los Angeles for the past few years, after he had retired from his vaudeville career, in the course of which he gave his sketching act in theatres throughout the world. Recently he-had been working as an illustrator at the Paramount studio. He was one of the organizers of the Cartoonists Club of Los Angeles. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Harriet Levy, and several brothers and sisters in Australia. His only son, Alwyn Levy, enlisted in the Royal Flying Corps during the war and was killed in a plane crash near London.

Source: B'nai B'rith Messenger⁩⁩, August 1934