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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | History

6 edition of Ovitz found in the catalog.

Ovitz

the inside story of Hollywood"s most controversial power broker

by Slater, Robert

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by McGraw Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Ovitz, Michael.,
    • Theatrical agents -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Executives -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRobert Slater.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.O77 S62 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination360 p. :
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL667327M
      ISBN 100070581037
      LC Control Number97013046

      But it was flattering to be wooed, and my curiosity about Ovitz remained acute. Once the most powerful figure in Hollywood, Michael Ovitz now had become "the guy Disney paid all that money to just to get rid of him. He sees things. And yet, two months later, In June, Ovitz and Eisner had gone on a bicycling vacation together through the Loire Valley in France, and they had talked at length about how best to work out the kinks in their relationship. The Red Army took them to the Soviet Union where they lived in a refugee camp for some time before they were released. Then I became swept up in it, and we sounded as though we had just witnessed someone we love pass away.

      Nearly a year earlier, Eisner had handpicked Ovitz to become the company's president, and his heir-apparent. For years he ran retreats at Creative Artists, and never once was there a leak. Mengele had several hundred twins at his disposal, and he carried out notoriously cruel experiments on them that led to countless deaths. There was no salesman like Mike. Ovitz e-mailed within 24 hours, and said he was traveling and he would get back to me soon. Somehow, it doesn't seem to matter.

      Once they entered the experimental program, they were under the protection of Mengele. Ovitz got it better than most about how to be famous via mystery. The Ovitz family included several people of normal height The following quote is from the news article: In Mayall 12 members of the Ovitz family were deported to Auschwitz. I said yes right away. So I went to Edgar Bronfman Jr.


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Ovitz book

Maybe the worst really is over. What would become of him? It was a fucking mess. He keeps gazing at the fax, trying to decide whether he is more angry at Eisner or at himself.

So I knew when Ron called me that I wanted two things: to get Ron, and fuck Mike the way he was trying to fuck me. As Bronfman thought about who might run his new prize, the list was surprisingly—or unsurprisingly—short.

Now they were I gave them money. Steven Spielberg.

Breakingviews

In the late 20th century Ovitz was to film what Kissinger was to international diplomacy, and more realistically he was to the entertainment industry what Michael Jordan was to basketball. I gave them everything. In the research on twins, Mengele was the field Ovitz book for his mentor, Professor Otmar von Verschuerin Berlin.

Consciously or unconsciously, shame and guilt can obliterate vital facts. And so, when it is Michael Ovitz's turn to make some off-the-cuff remarks to close the session for this day, he decides to give the executives an old-fashioned pep talk. For years he ran retreats at Creative Artists, and never once was there a leak.

Wait, what had just happened? The senior Disney executives who get lots of press tend to be the ones who get shoved out. And before he arrived at Disney, Ovitz was covered intensely. They then meet with you. ISBN: Soon, Ovitz and Meyer would be embroiled in backroom deals and negotiations on behalf of their worst clients: themselves.

Their execution, so she thought, was interrupted by none other than the Auschwitz Angel of Death himself, Dr. This was not, clearly, one of those kind of meetings. The Red Army took them to the Soviet Union where they lived in a refugee camp for some time before they were released.

Or his conviction that, no matter how much venom his critics spit out in their attacks upon him, he is tougher than they are, he can outlast them, he will not give them the satisfaction of bringing him down. As with many Hollywood machers, humor came uneasily to him.Sep 24,  · The book is full of stories about Ovitz using his fearsome industry muscle to maximum effect.

To wit, when Bernie Brillstein took the job as head of motion pictures for Lorimar in without. Sep 25,  · Few careers in the entertainment business have been as tumultuous as that of former Hollywood super agent Michael Ovitz.

Ovitz family

After co-founding Creative Artists Agency ina powerhouse that represented the likes of Robert De Niro, Bill Murray and Paul Newman, Mr. Ovitz built a reputation as one of the most powerful and ruthless men in Hollywood.3/4(7).

Oct 01,  · Michael Ovitz and wife Judy Ovitz ‘Batman Returns’ Premiere Shutterstock. So it’s hard to know what to make of a book that purports to come clean about perhaps the most complicated and. Sep 28,  · Over the years, he feuded with David Geffen, the billionaire media mogul: Ovitz reveals in the book that he once went to Geffen’s office threatening to “beat the living shit” out of him.

Michael Ovitz Still Can’t Help Himself

On. Tom Cruise's career was just taking off when he became a Scientologist. Ovitz made sure to read founder L. Ron Hubbard's book "Dianetics" before paying a visit to the church's leader, David Miscavige. Sep 27,  · Ovitz wanted to dismiss Bob Iger, insiders recall, but according to Ovitz’s book, it was Eisner who wanted to ax the top TV executive.

Iger, of course, ultimately succeeded Eisner. In his book.