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The Brothers Warner : the intimate story of a Hollywood Studio family dynasty

Author: Cass Warner Sperling; Cork Millner; Jack Warner
Publisher: Studio City, CA : Warner Sisters, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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The definitive family biography and intimate portrait of the four legendary Warner brothers as told through the eyes of Harry Warner's granddaughter, Cass Warner Sperling, and in the voices of others who knew them.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Warner family.; Harry Morris Warner; Jack L Warner; Warner family.; Harry Morris Warner; Jack L Warner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cass Warner Sperling; Cork Millner; Jack Warner
ISBN: 9780981471204 098147120X
OCLC Number: 244787183
Notes: "Originally published: Rocklin, CA.: Prima Pub., 1994, University Press of Kentucky."--Title page verso.
Previously published under the title: Hollywood be thy name : the Warner Brothers story.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 361 pages, [50] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, genealogical table ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue : Camelot --
pt. 1. 1890s & 1900s --
Two nickels and a handshake --
The American dream --
The Cascade Theatre --
The Duquesne Amusement Supply Company --
pt. 2. 1910s & 1920s --
Warner features --
Hollywood be thy name --
Building the dream --
Sound and fury --
The 191 kisses --
The jazz singer --
Sam --
From Poverty Row to moguldom --
pt. 3. 1930s --
Triumph and tragedy --
Gangsters, good guys, and dancing feet --
Family affairs --
Celluloid dreams --
pt. 4. 1940s --
Warners goes to war --
Family entertainment --
pt. 5. 1950s & 1960s --
The war between the Warners --
The betrayal --
The end of a dynasty --
Epilogue : Passions and dreams --
Fadeout --
Warner family tree.
Other Titles: Hollywood by thy name
Responsibility: as told by Cass Warner Sperling and Cork Millner with Jack Warner, Jr.

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The definitive family biography and intimate portrait of the four legendary Warner brothers as told through the eyes of Harry Warner's granddaughter, Cass Warner Sperling, and in the voices of others who knew them.

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