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The men who would be king : an almost epic tale of moguls, movies, and a company called Dreamworks

Author: Nicole Laporte
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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LaPorte goes behind the hype to reveal how Steven Spielberg, David Geffen, and Jeffrey Katzenberg joined forces to create DreamWorks.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Steven Spielberg; Jeffrey Katzenberg; David Geffen; David Geffen; Jeffrey Katzenberg; Steven Spielberg
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Laporte
ISBN: 9780547134703 0547134703
OCLC Number: 441152626
Description: xix, 491 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Starting up. The emperor in August ; The end of magic ; Mr. Spielberg will see you now ; Geffen slept here ; The announcement ; E.T., phone home ; Animated characters ; Live action ; Show me the money ; Culture clash ; The unthinkable occurs ; George in Slovakia, Jeffrey in extremis ; The not so long goodbye --
Rolling. Of men and mice ; Slaves to the rhythm ; Saving Spielberg ; Bug wars ; Harvey baby --
Rockin'. Unexpected beauty ; The battle for Oscar ; Nobody's bitch ; Sword fights ; Shreked ; Rock and roll ; Golden glow --
Close-up. The motorcycle diaries ; Harvey II ; What Sinbad wrought ; Naked in public ; In a snicket ; No white suits! ; The Geffen express --
Three-way split.
Responsibility: Nicole Laporte.

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"Want to know how business really works in LaLa Land? Read this book"--Liz Smith, wowOwow.com "LaPorte's lenghty narrative is the definitive history of the studio, an achievement of dispassionate Read more...

 
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