Louis B. Mayer

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Louis B. Mayer (born Eliezer Meir, 1882 – October 29, 1957) was an early film producer, most famous for his stewardship and co-founding of the Hollywood film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.


Halliwell's Who's Who in the Movies (2001 ed)

  • I will only make pictures that I won't be ashamed to have my children see.
  • You know how I'm smart? I got people around me who know more than I do.
  • The number one book of the ages was written by a committee, and it was called The Bible.
    • To a writer who complained that his work was being changed.
  • Don't make these pictures any better. Just keep them the way they are.
    • Of the successful Andy Hardy films.

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