TITLE

More than the man behind the deal

AUTHOR(S)
Petrikin, Chris
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
Variety;8/28/95 90th Anniversay Issue, Vol. 360 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents anecdotes, observations and insights of American motion picture celebrities about Lew Wasserman. Lew's persona; Achievements; Character; Charity works; Propensity for numbers; Political contributions.
ACCESSION #
9509272765

 

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