Jack Rieger

Jack Rieger (born 3 May 1897 Gorlice; died March 1, 1971, New York City) was a low budget producer and inventor. Jack Rieger immigrated to the US, and arrived at Ellis Island August 4, 1903, aboard the Statendam (1898). He was the son of Leib Rieger, a tailor, and Chane Rieger. Jack Rieger worked in a New York motion picture film laboratory. On August 5, 1936, Rieger filed a voluntary petition in bankruptcy in federal court listing liabilities of $136,795 with no assets. Jack Rieger was associate producer of Captain Scarface, producer of Savage Africa and the 3D film Stereo Laffs (Re-issued in 1953 as A Day in the Country). Jack Rieger held one US patent for a portable collapsible crib and play pen.


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