Lou Anger, Former Manager of Agua Caliente, Succumbs, Daily Racing Form, 1946-05-23


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Lou Anger, Former Manager Of Agua Caliente, Succumbs LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 22.— Lou Anger, 65, associate of Joseph M. Schenck in the theater and movie industry for nearly 35 years, and former manager of the Agua Caliente race track, succumbed to a heart attack here yesterday afternoon in his Wilshire Boulevard apartment. Giving up a career as an actor in musical comedy and vaudeville. Anger came to California for Schenck in 1916. He became a specialist in the production of slapstick comedies and was responsible for the development of the famous comedians Buster Keaton, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, and Al St. John. With the formation of the United Artists Theater circuit by Schenck, Anger became the latters business manager and vice-president. Among the diversified interests of United Artists were the Agua Caliente Hotel and race track. Anger became active manager of the Lower California race course towards the end of 1938 and managed it for more than a year until pressure of other more important duties compelled him to relinquish his post. Anger leaves his widow, Sophie Barnard Anger, former musical comedy star. Funeral services will be conducted in the Wee Kirk o The Heather, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale.

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