Louis B. Mayer, 1884-1957  last words: "  It wasn't worth it.  Who: Louis B. Mayer, film producer, d. October 29, 1957

Louis B. Mayer, 1884-1957 last words: " It wasn't worth it. Who: Louis B. Mayer, film producer, d. October 29, 1957

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Actress Joan Crawford on the arm of Louis B Mayer at the "Torch Song" movie premiere in Los Angeles, Calif., 1953 19 November, Los Angeles Times

Actress Joan Crawford on the arm of Louis B Mayer at the "Torch Song" movie premiere in Los Angeles, Calif., 1953 19 November, Los Angeles Times

Louis B Mayer, a film producer that built MGM into the most financially successful motion picture studio in the world. Mayer became head of production as well as studio chief. He became the first person in American history to earn a million dollar salary. He was the highest paid man in the United States.

Louis B Mayer, a film producer that built MGM into the most financially successful motion picture studio in the world. Mayer became head of production as well as studio chief. He became the first person in American history to earn a million dollar salary. He was the highest paid man in the United States.

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Louis B. Mayer and wife - Louis B Mayer born Lazar Meir; July 12, 1884– October 29, 1957 , on July 4, 1885, in Minsk, Russia, was an American film producer and co-founder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios (MGM) in 1924. Mayer was skilled at developing star actors, including child actors, then placing them in consistently slick productions, such as musicals or comedies, for which MGM became famous. Under Mayer's management, MGM accumulated the largest concentration of leading writers, directors…

Louis B. Mayer and wife - Louis B Mayer born Lazar Meir; July 12, 1884– October 29, 1957 , on July 4, 1885, in Minsk, Russia, was an American film producer and co-founder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios (MGM) in 1924. Mayer was skilled at developing star actors, including child actors, then placing them in consistently slick productions, such as musicals or comedies, for which MGM became famous. Under Mayer's management, MGM accumulated the largest concentration of leading writers, directors…

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Louis B. Mayer [Years active: 1915–1950] Born Lazar Meir July 12, 1884 Minsk, Russian Empire (now present-day Belarus) Died October 29, 1957 (aged 73) California. Occupation: Film Producer Studio Executive. Board member of	MGM. Spouse(s): Margaret Shenberg (1904–47, div); Lorena Layson (1948–57; his death). Children 2. Photo: with his 1926 Packard C. 1926

Louis B. Mayer [Years active: 1915–1950] Born Lazar Meir July 12, 1884 Minsk, Russian Empire (now present-day Belarus) Died October 29, 1957 (aged 73) California. Occupation: Film Producer Studio Executive. Board member of MGM. Spouse(s): Margaret Shenberg (1904–47, div); Lorena Layson (1948–57; his death). Children 2. Photo: with his 1926 Packard C. 1926

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Louis B Mayer

Louis B Mayer

Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer by Scott Eyman, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0743204816/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_xIvcqb0SHA7J4

Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer by Scott Eyman, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0743204816/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_xIvcqb0SHA7J4

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