When Hollywood had a king : the reign of Lew Wasserman, who leveraged talent into power and influence
Transcription of Annotations
Notes on front endpapers provide some biographical information on Lew Wasserman and include a list of characterizations of him. Other notes refer to the 1962 Anti-Trust suit against MCA, Wasserman's preference of LBJ over JFK and include a list of names of people mentioned in the book: Moe Dalitz, Sidney Korshak, Jimmy Hoffa, Alfred Hitchcock, Jill St. John, Katrina vanden Heuvel, John Tunney, Hillary Clinton, Steve Ross, Newt Gingrich. -- Annotations by Brian Lamb in the margins and underlining of pertinent phrases throughout the book. -- Examples: p. 72: "I never cared about the money - I know it sounds like I'm saying it because it's the thing to say, but it's true. Mayer couldn't believe I didn't have a contract at MCA - but I didn't! I never had a contract, from 1936 to 1976."