Goldwyn

  • (noun): United States film maker (born in Poland) who founded his own film company and later merged with Louis B. Mayer (1882-1974).
    Synonyms: Sam Goldwyn, Samuel Goldwyn

Some articles on goldwyn:

Samuel Goldwyn Theater
... The Samuel Goldwyn Theatre is a movie theater in Beverly Hills, California, named after Samuel Goldwyn ...
Samuel Goldwyn Productions - See Also
... Goldwyn Pictures, the film production and distribution company active from 1916 and merged with Metro Pictures and Louis B ... Mayer Pictures to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on April 16, 1924 ... Samuel Goldwyn Studio, informal name for the Pickford-Fairbanks Studios lot in Hollywood ...
The Devil To Pay! (film) - Production
... Samuel Goldwyn recruited the playwright Frederick Lonsdale to write a British-set story after meeting him on a visit to London for the première of the Colman film Bulldog Drummond ... Goldwyn saw it as ideal vehicle for Colman to follow up his success in the previous film ... Goldwyn also replaced the original director Irving Cummings after two weeks because he was unhappy with the standard of production ...
Goldwyn Girls
... The Goldwyn Girls were a musical stock company of female dancers employed by Samuel Goldwyn ...
Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948 Film) - Production
... He was so enthusiastic he did a screen test in costume to persuade Samuel Goldwyn, who had Niven under contract, to loan him out to Alexander Korda ... Later on, however, Niven alleged he had been forced by Goldwyn to take the role ... He says Goldwyn received $150,000 from Korda for his services, although Niven only got a fraction of that ...

Famous quotes containing the word goldwyn:

    God makes stars. I just produce them.
    —Samuel Goldwyn (1882–1974)

    A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it is written on.
    —Samuel Goldwyn (1882–1974)

    Sam Goldwyn said, “How’m I gonna do decent pictures when all my good writers are in jail?” Then he added, the infallible Goldwyn, “Don’t misunderstand me, they all ought to be hung.” Mr. Goldwyn didn’t know about “hanged.” That’s all there is to say.
    Dorothy Parker (1893–1967)