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Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer

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'Lion of Hollywood' is the definitive biography of Louis B Mayer, the chief of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer -- MGM -- the biggest and most successful film ... Show synopsis

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by Josef C on Mar 1, 2011

This is about LB Mayer but there is more here about Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in an expanded, entertaining read. A great deal of information regarding the studio's financial profile over the years is highlighted. In some ways this one explains in greater detail why the studio system failed and adds to the expanding understanding of such a system. MGM was unique in many ways but I am surprised at the shortsightedness of many of the players involved. Again, greed is king and this book explains why. LB was, in some ways, very naive about the industry that made him so notable. Surprising!

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