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Samuel Goldwyn

Film/TV Producer (17-Aug-1882 — 31-Jan-1974)


A. Scott Berg. Goldwyn: A Biography. New York: Ballantine. 1989.

Carol Easton. The Search for Sam Goldwyn: A Biography. W. W. Norton. 1975. 304pp.

Lawrence J. Epstein. Samuel Goldwyn. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1981. 202pp.

Michael Freedland. The Goldwyn Touch: A Biography of Samuel Goldwyn. London: Harrap. 1986.

Samuel Goldwyn. Behind the Screen. New York: George H. Doran. 1923.

Richard Griffith. Samuel Goldwyn: The Producer and His Films. New York: Museum of Modern Art Film Library. 1956. 48pp.

Alva Johnston. The Great Goldwyn: Starring Samuel Goldwyn and a Huge Supporting Cast of Hollywood Stars. New York: Random House. 1937. 99pp.

Alvin H. Marill. Samuel Goldwyn Presents. Cranbury, NJ: A. S. Barnes. 1976. 320pp.

Arthur Marx. Goldwyn: A Biography of the Man Behind the Myth. New York: W. W. Norton. 1976.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.411)

  7. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.240)

  8. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.132)

  9. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.227)

  10. Encyclopedia of American Biography (pp.456-57)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.175)

  12. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.345)

  13. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.199)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.280)

  15. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.263)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.207)

  17. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.789)

  18. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.260)

  19. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.558)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.337)

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