The Fixers: Eddie Mannix, Howard Strickling and the MGM Publicity Machine

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Eddie Mannix and Howard Strickling are virtually unknown outside of Hollywood and little-remembered even there, but as General Manager and Head of Publicity for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, they lorded over all the stars in Hollywood's golden age from the 1920s through the 1940s--including legends like Garbo, Dietrich, Gable and Garland. When MGM stars found themselves in trouble, it was Eddie and Howard who took care of them--solved their problems, hid their crimes, and kept their secrets. They were "the Fixers." At a time ...

The Fixers: Eddie Mannix, Howard Strickling and the MGM Publicity Machine 2004, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786420278

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