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Mayer and Thalberg

The Make-Believe Saints

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Published by Warner Books in New York, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26209456M
ISBN 100446839876

Thalberg is a fascinating book about a fascinating character. Employed as a secretary in one of the two NYC offices of Universal, Thalberg was selected by Carl Laemmle to be in charge of film production at Universal. Still in his 20s Thalberg was hired by Louie B. Mayer for MGM. Thalberg's productions were 1st class all the way. He had one big /5(12).   Buy a cheap copy of Mayer and Thalberg: The Make-Believe book by Samuel Marx. What made Metro-goldwyn-Mayer was not its possessions, but its people, men and women under contract to put together and appear in the motion pictures it produced. Free shipping over $/5(1).

Evidently, Mitzi had contacted Norma – the two would’ve had known each other since the s – hoping she would contribute to her book about her uncle, Louis B. Mayer. Of course, her memories and insights, not just as a star in her own right, but as the wife and later widow of . Discover Irving Thalberg famous and rare quotes. Share Irving Thalberg quotations about giving and writing. "Credit you give yourself is not worth having.".

Fall Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer (Simon & Schuster, pages, $35) By Scott Eyman. Any book about the life of Louis B. Mayer can't escape being a history of the place that took the studio system to its purest, and most infuriating, heights. Thalberg joined Louis B. Mayer Productions, which soon merged with Metro Pictures Corporation into Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and became head of production at the new studio. Once again, he clashed with von Stroheim, cutting his mammoth version of "Greed" () down to a manageable two hours while overseeing every aspect of the autocratic director's.


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This is a great book with many well documented conversations and stories regarding the rise of Louis Mayer and Irving Thalberg.

Thalberg has always been a hero to me and I was so glad to finally get an up close and Mayer and Thalberg book account of his life. You will definitely enjoy this book/5(8).

Mayer and Thalberg book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. MGM Studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, once boasted that it had more s 4/5. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Mayer and Thalberg by Samuel Marx (, Book, Illustrated) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Late in a biography appeared, "Irving Thalberg: Boy Wonder to Producer Prince" that does an excellent job of putting Thalberg's career and influence into the context of his life and times.

This book benefits by the observations of Norma Shearer, his /5. MGM Studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, once boasted that it had more stars than the heavens.

The masterminds behind the dream factory were two men, Louis B. Mayer and irving Thalberg. Author Samuel Marx, who worked with Mayer after Thalberg's death, knows the inside story - the heartbreak, the Pages: About this Item: W.H.

Allen / Virgin Books, London England, Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First Edition Hardcoverprev owners name inside Illustrated with B&W photos pp Mayer and Thalberg: The Make-believe Saints What made Metro-goldwyn-Mayer was not its possessions, but its people, men and women under contract to put together and.

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Marx, Samuel MAYER AND THALBERG The Make-Believe Saints 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Random House Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Two tears to jacket crown at rear panel, with related Rating: % positive. About the Book.

Hollywood in the s sparkled with talent, confidence, and opportunity. Enter Irving Thalberg of Brooklyn, who survived childhood illness to run Universal Pictures at twenty; co-found Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer at twenty-four; and make stars of Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Jean Harlow.

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Mayer, ever big on cinema as a mechanism for imagining an idealized self, saw in Thalberg something that he wanted to be. Thalberg was classy. And he liked making classy pictures, based on literature.

Mayer and Thalberg. New York: Random House, [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Louis B Mayer; Irving G Thalberg; Louis B Mayer; Irving G Thalberg; Louis B Mayer; Irving Thalberg: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Marx.

HOLLYWOOD -- The new book 'Deadly Illusions' argues that legendary MGM kingpins Louis B. Mayer and Irving Thalberg conspired to cover up the murder of Jean Harlow's husband in order to save her. DOWNLOAD NOW» Hollywood in the s sparkled with talent, confidence, and opportunity.

Enter Irving Thalberg of Brooklyn, who survived childhood illness to run Universal Pictures at twenty; co-found Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer at twenty-four; and make stars of Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Jean Harlow.

Book Description: Hollywood in the s sparkled with talent, confidence, and opportunity. Enter Irving Thalberg of Brooklyn, who survived childhood illness to run Universal Pictures at twenty; co-found Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer at twenty-four; and make stars of Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Jean Harlow.

Thalberg’s father figure-turned-nemesis-turned father figure again, Louis B. Mayer, insisted that Thalberg’s name be shown prominently in a title card inserted before the opening credits of the drama The Good Earth, released four months after Thalberg, who had always suffered from ill health, was felled by pneumonia at the age of 37 on.

Hollywood in the s sparkled with talent, confidence, and opportunity. Enter Irving Thalberg of Brooklyn, who survived childhood illness to run Universal Pictures at twenty; co-found Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer at twenty-four; and make stars of Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Jean Harlow.

Known as Hollywood's and#;Boy Wonder,and#; Thalberg created. Irving Grant Thalberg was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures.

He was called "The Boy Wonder" for his youth and ability to se. Hollywood in the s sparkled with talent, confidence, and opportunity. Enter Irving Thalberg of Brooklyn, who survived childhood illness to run Universal Pictures at twenty; co-found Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer at twenty-four; and make stars of Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Jean Harlow.

Known as Hollywood's "Boy Wonder," Thalberg created classics such as 4/5(2). Sylvia Thalberg (Aug –April 9, ) was an American screenwriter active in the late s through the late s. Byshe had begun writing scenarios for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and was noted as the youngest member of the studio's writing : AugBrooklyn, New York, USA.

Posted in New Episodes, MGM Stories Tags: louis b- mayer, MGM, irving thalberg, norma shearer, metro pictures, david o- selznick, romeo and juliet, pre-code hollywood, silent film, silent era, early talkies, MGM stories, Craig Mazin, Scriptnotes, karina longworth, you must remember this.More than sixty years after his death, Irving Thalberg remains a legendary Hollywood figure.

In this definitive biography, his legend comes to life -- from his beginnings as the "Boy Wonder of Hollywood", to the creation with Louis B. Mayer of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, to his tragic death at the age of his remarkable talent for developing stars and doctoring scripts, this.Purchase this book: Bookshop • Amazon "The picture business can only exist,” observed Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer mogul Irving Thalberg in a long letter to a fellow studio executive in“on the basis of real entertainment, glamour, good taste, and stars.” Thalberg adhered to that formula for much of his intense, frequently brilliant career.