When Hollywood had a king : the reign of Lew Wasserman, who leveraged talent into power and influence

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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."

Citation

Bruck, Connie, “When Hollywood had a king : the reign of Lew Wasserman, who leveraged talent into power and influence,” One Book. One Author. One Hour., accessed June 27, 2022, http://booknotes.gmu.edu/items/show/608.

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Title

When Hollywood had a king : the reign of Lew Wasserman, who leveraged talent into power and influence

Creator

Bruck, Connie

Date

2003
Program air date: July 20, 2003

Description

A history of the Music Corporation of America traces the entertainment giant from its founding in 1924, through its rise to become the most powerful force in the film world under the visionary leadership of Lew Wasserman.

Subject

"Wasserman, Lew."
"Music Corporation of America--History."
"Chief executive officers--United States--Biography."

Source

Brian Lamb Booknotes Collection
Gift of Brian Lamb, 2011.

Publisher

Random House
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives

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Format

1st ed.

Language

eng

Identifier

1116016
375501681