Louis B. Mayer, 1884-1957  last words: "  It wasn't worth it.  Who: Louis B. Mayer, film producer, d. October 29, 1957

Louis B. Mayer, 1884-1957 last words: " It wasn't worth it. Who: Louis B. Mayer, film producer, d. October 29, 1957

Louis B. Mayer with Joan Crawford at the premiere of Torch Song (1953)

Louis B. Mayer with Joan Crawford at the premiere of Torch Song (1953)

American Film Institute Louis B. Mayer Library

American Film Institute Louis B. Mayer Library

Louis B Mayer, a film producer that built MGM into the most financially successful motion picture studio in the world. Mayer became head of production as well as studio chief. He became the first person in American history to earn a million dollar salary. He was the highest paid man in the United States.

Louis B Mayer, a film producer that built MGM into the most financially successful motion picture studio in the world. Mayer became head of production as well as studio chief. He became the first person in American history to earn a million dollar salary. He was the highest paid man in the United States.

April 17,   1924: MGM PICTURES IS FORMED  -    The motion picture studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is established, as the result of a merger of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures and the Louis B. Mayer Co.

April 17, 1924: MGM PICTURES IS FORMED - The motion picture studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is established, as the result of a merger of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures and the Louis B. Mayer Co.

Louis B. Mayer. Louis was born on July 12, 1884 in Vyshhorod Raion, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine as Ezemiel Mayer. He died at the age of 73 on October 29, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA from leukemia.

Louis B. Mayer. Louis was born on July 12, 1884 in Vyshhorod Raion, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine as Ezemiel Mayer. He died at the age of 73 on October 29, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, USA from leukemia.

Louis B. Mayer

Louis B. Mayer

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