An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood

An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood

by Neal Gabler
     
 

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Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award for history, this "wonderful history of the golden age of the movie moguls" (Chicago Tribune ) is a provocative, original, and richly entertaining group biography of the Jewish immigrants who were the moving forces behind the creation of America's motion picture industry.  See more details below

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Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award for history, this "wonderful history of the golden age of the movie moguls" (Chicago Tribune ) is a provocative, original, and richly entertaining group biography of the Jewish immigrants who were the moving forces behind the creation of America's motion picture industry.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The author presents ``an entertaining, wide-ranging, in-depth account'' of the Jewish studio executives, theater owners, producers, writers, lawyers and talent agents who dominated the American film industry until shortly after WW II. ``Gabler vividly recreates a way of life now gone forever,'' commented PW. Photos. (Sept.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385265577
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/28/1989
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
207,393
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 7.98(h) x 1.17(d)

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