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Biography: Louis B. Mayer

2005 Rated NR 50m

Many award-winning actors may not realize that when they're thanking "the Academy," they really should be thanking Hollywood mogul Louis B. Mayer, who hatched the idea for the Oscar-bestowing organization. This fascinating episode of "Biography" explores the life of a Russian immigrant who built a fortune in the American movie business -- and built his reputation on producing classics such as Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925).

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.