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Hail, Caesar! (2016-Ethan/Joel Coen) Early 1950s, Eddie Mannix is busy at work trying to solve the problems of the actors & filmmakers at Capitol Pictures. His latest asgmnts involve a disgruntled director, a singing cowboy, a beautiful swimmer & a handsome dancer. As if all this wasn't enough, Mannix faces his biggest challenge when Baird Whitlock gets kidnapped in costume for the swords-&-sandals epic "Hail, Caesar!" If the studio doesn't pay $100K, it's the end of the line for the movie…

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Clark Gable was not allowed to track up with the rescue team after the plane his wife Carole crashed...it was a 15 hour track up the mountain that his friend did for him instead, just in case. He arrived to see blood covered snow & there were no survivors. He found a portion of piece of jewelry that Clark had given Carole & took it along with a lock of her blonde hair as proof for Clark Gable...he never truly recovered from the loss of her....

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Back row, left to right, partially obscured: King Vidor, Beatrice Lillie, Richard Barthelmess, Eleanor Boardman. Middle row: Frank Orsatti, E. B. Hatrick, Edmund Goulding, Mrs. Talmadge, Garbo, Nicholas Schenck, unidentified, Harry Rapf, Aileen Pringle, J. Robert Rubin, Norma Shearer. Front row: Hal Roach, Natalie Talmadge, Eddie Mannix, Constance Talmadge, Buster Keaton, Paul Bern, Irving Thalberg. John Gilbert reclines in foreground. (William Randolph Hearst's castle, San…

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Outside the Star Dressing Room building in 1937. I believe that's Eddie Mannix on JH's left. Robert Montgomery is behind those sunglasses.

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from AlloCiné

La folle journée d’Eddie Mannix va nous entraîner dans les coulisses d’un grand studio Hollywoodien. Une époque où la machine à rêves turbinait sans relâche pour régaler indifféremment ses spectateurs de péplums, de comédies musicales, d’adaptations...

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George Reeves and Toni Mannix. She was the wife of MGM Manager Eddie Mannix, and lover of George Reeves. She purchased the home at 1579 Benedict Canyon Dr. as a gift for him.

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from indigo.ca

Good book about the "underworld" of MGM. Things historians don't want to speak of, yet it was an entertainment corporation, its going to happen. Concentrates on Eddie Mannix and Howard Strickling, the ones who did the dirty work.