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Americana: Academy Awards

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Americana | 1 comment

It was the boss of MGM, Louis B. Mayer, who came up with the idea. Like Andy Hardy – “Let’s put on a show!” He got...

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Song: "Over the Rainbow"

Posted by on May 2, 2010 in Songs | 2 comments

Louis B. Mayer is one of the greatest executives in the history of motion pictures. But he almost made the mistake of his life when he...

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