Date of Birth:
7 October 1894
Dwain Esper created 3 movies in the Horror, Crime, Drama, Music genres.
Dwain Esper didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 2.8.
Had two children, Dwain, Jr. and Millicent, with his wife 'Hildegarde Stadie' (qv).Once owned the rights to 'Tod Browning' (qv)'s big-budget MGM flop _Freaks (1932)_ (qv). Esper turned a tidy profit by doing what he usually did: renting out theaters himself and sensationally exploiting the film in ways no conventional promoter would ever think of.Esper initially eschewed the exchange system to distribute his films, the main problem being that he didn't understand how it worked (see "Trivia" of h... Read more