Walter Wanger: Hollywood Independent (Google eBook)

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U of Minnesota Press
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As this thorough and thoughtful biography shows, Wanger's career often parallels the rise of Hollywood. Born of Jewish parents, Wanger (ne Feuchtwanger) began his career in the theater, moved to ... Read full review

Contents

The Gentleman from the West 18941911
3
The Boy Manager 19111914
13
Finding a Niche 19151919
23
Part Two The Executive Apprentice
39
Giving the Movies Class 19201924
41
Organizational Demands 19241931
54
Too Much Interference 19321934
71
Part Three Going independent
91
Susan Hayward Past and Present
217
The Price of Anglophilia
237
On the Way Down
257
Riot in CellBlock 11 1954
281
Invasionof the Body Snatchers 1956
302
Want to Live 1958
317
Arabian Nights 19581961
343
The Kafka Play 19611962
358

Semi1ndependent Production 19341936
93
A Fine and Daring Producer 19361938
114
An Independent in Every Sense of the Word 19381939
129
Having It All 19391941
151
Wanger at War 1941 1945
174
Fritz Lang incorporated
197
The Curse of Cleopatra 19621968
375
Conclusion
392
Bibliographic Notes
401
Filmography
433
Illustration Credits
449
Copyright

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