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The fixers : Eddie Mannix, Howard Strickling, and the MGM publicity machine

Author: E J Fleming
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through research and interviews with contemporaries, this is story of Eddie Mannix and Howard Strickling. The dual biography describes how a mob-related New Jersey laborer and the quiet son of a grocer became the most powerful men at the biggest studio in the world"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fleming, E.J., 1954-
Fixers.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2004
(OCoLC)644132097
Named Person: Eddie Mannix; Howard Strickling; Eddie Mannix; Howard Strickling
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E J Fleming
ISBN: 0786420278 9780786420278
OCLC Number: 215262172
Description: ix, 315 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The movies find Hollywood --
Building the Emerald City --
Omens, and the twenties end roaring --
The 1930s: the golden age of trouble --
The 1940s: war inside and out --
The 1950s: relics and the last big secret --
Postscript: fade out.
Responsibility: E.J. Fleming.
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