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Warner Bros : the making of an American movie studio

Author: David Thomson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Jewish lives (New Haven, Conn.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Behind the scenes at the legendary Warner Brothers film studio, where four immigrant brothers transformed themselves into the moguls and masters of American fantasy Warner Bros charts the rise of an unpromising film studio from its shaky beginnings in the early twentieth century through its ascent to the pinnacle of Hollywood influence and popularity. The Warner Brothers-- Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack-- arrived in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Jack L Warner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Thomson
ISBN: 9780300197600 0300197608
OCLC Number: 972772908
Description: viii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: An introduction: families and stories --
The greatest moment? --
What are brothers for? --
Family dinner --
Mustache --
For liberty? --
Rinty --
Mama, darlin' --
Now --
My forgotten man --
Be somebody --
Bette v. Everyone --
Contracts and company --
Unafraid? --
Bogart --
After the war, before the end --
Jacob's ladder.
Series Title: Jewish lives (New Haven, Conn.)
Other Titles: Warner Brothers
Responsibility: David Thomson.

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