In conversation with the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, Wagner discussed how he attended boarding school in California and formed a friendship with Irving Thalberg Jr. — the son of the famous producer. On the weekends, they would travel to the homes of different families, and it was during a stay at Thalberg's home that he met Irving's mother and ...
Plot. In 1861, on the eve of the American Civil War, Scarlett O'Hara lives at Tara, her family's cotton plantation in Georgia, with her parents, two sisters, and their many black slaves. Scarlett is deeply attracted to Ashley Wilkes and learns he is to be married to his cousin, Melanie Hamilton.
George Hurrell [1904-1992] was an American photographer who played a pivotal role in shaping the glamorous image of Hollywood during the 1930s and 1940s.
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Ideological, if not technical and aesthetic, influence was subsequently constrained by the advent of talking pictures and the sovereignty of the studios, as well as the greater degree of control adopted by moguls such as Mayer and Irving Thalberg.
He also received the Irving G. Thalberg Award in 1999, the BAFTA Fellowship in 2002, the Kennedy Center Honors in 2004, the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2007, the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2008.
Hearst’s San Simeon home began to lose its prestige bit by bit, as he sold off his animals to zoos and let staff members go. He sold some of his newspapers to pay off the rent and maintenance of ...
Hepburn made her only appearance at the Academy Awards in 1974, to present the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to Lawrence Weingarten. She received a standing ovation, and joked with the audience, "I'm very happy I didn't hear anyone call out, 'It's about time'."
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George Lucas: As the creator of the Indiana Jones character and co-creator of the film series, George Lucas has been honored with a plethora of awards, including the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award at the Academy Awards, which recognizes a producer’s consistently high quality of motion picture production.