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Wilson Mizner - Life
... Wilson ("Bill") Mizner was born in Benicia, California, one of eight children including brothers William, Edgar, Murray, Addison, Henry, and Lansing and sister Mary ... Their father, Lansing Bond Mizner was named Benjamin Harrison's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Central American states, and the family moved to Guatemala, the ... led to the collapse of the brothers' Florida venture, the Mizner Development Corporation ...
Lavender House
... von Holst's residential work there as by the colorful, quixotic Addison Mizner ... While Mizner did serve as the general contractor and developer of "Floresta" in its initial stage, the architectural plans for these homes were by von Holst, who was ... Soon after the neighborhood was begun, Mizner defaulted on payments to contractors and was successfully sued by von Holst, et al ...
Wilson Mizner - At Warner Brothers
... head producer Darryl Zanuck hired Mizner to work as a top screenplay writer for the studio's First National films ... While at the studio, Mizner had hardly any respect for authority and found it difficult to work with studio boss Jack Warner ... Mizner, however, would indeed become a valuable asset to the studio's films ...
Addison Mizner - Last Years
... In 1927 Mizner built a house for John R ... Several of Mizner's friends got together in 1928 to publish a folio monograph of his work ... It was entitled Florida Architecture of Addison Mizner and featured 185 photographs of homes ...
Wilson Mizner
... Wilson Mizner (May 19, 1876 – April 3, 1933) was an American playwright, raconteur, and entrepreneur ... Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles, California, and was affiliated with his brother, Addison Mizner, in a series of scams and picaresque misadventures that inspired Stephen Sondheim's musical Road Show ...

Famous quotes containing the word mizner:

    If you steal from one author, it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many, it’s research.
    —Wilson Mizner (1876–1933)

    Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll meet them on your way down.
    —Wilson Mizner (1876–1933)