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PG-13| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Legendary Hollywood deal maker and would-be studio head Lew Wasserman oversaw Music Corporation of America's transition from talent agency to movie industry superpower, and blazed a trail in Hollywood's transition from the studio system -- where studios signed and developed in-house talent -- to the package system, where agents assembled attractive combinations of talents on a picture-by-picture basis. A divisive character who never granted interviews, Wasserman changed Hollywood forever.


Director: Barry Avrich

Genres: Documentary

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Release Date: March 19th, 2005|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • 80
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    An endlessly intriguing documentary. show more

  • 88
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Avrich's colorful account of Wasserman's career starts out looking like a puff piece, but quickly reveals a refreshing willingness to delve into the dirty side of a glamorous business. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Highly entertaining. show more

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