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Louis B. Mayer (Character)
from Mommie Dearest (1981)

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  1. Fried (2015) Played by Megan Stogner

  2. Trumbo (2015) Played by Richard Portnow

  3. The Aviator (2004) Played by Stanley DeSantis
  4. "Biography"
        - Louis B. Mayer (2004) TV episode, Played by Angelo Fierro
  5. Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story (2001) (TV) Played by John O'May
  6. Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (2001) (TV) Played by Al Waxman
  7. Golden Dreams (2001) Played by Richard Balin
  8. The Three Stooges (2000) (TV) Played by David Baldwin

  9. RKO 281 (1999) (TV) Played by David Suchet
    ... aka "RKO 281: The Battle Over Citizen Kane" - USA (video box title)
  10. Beim nächsten Kuß knall ich ihn nieder (1996) Played by Jörg Holm

  11. Malice in Wonderland (1985) (TV) Played by Richard Dysart
  12. Mommie Dearest (1981) Played by Howard Da Silva
  13. "Titans"
        - Louis B. Mayer (1981) TV episode, Played by Al Waxman
  14. The Silent Lovers (1980) (TV) Played by Harold Gould
    ... aka "Moviola: The Silent Lovers" - USA (alternative title)
  15. The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980) (TV) Played by Harold Gould
    ... aka "Moviola: The Scarlett O'Hara War" - USA (alternative title)

  16. Rainbow (1978) (TV) Played by Martin Balsam
  17. Gable and Lombard (1976) Played by Allen Garfield

  18. Harlow (1965/II) Played by Jack Kruschen
Archive Footage:
  1. Actor's and Sin (1952) Played by Louis B. Mayer
    ... aka "Actors and Sin" - USA (poster title)
    ... aka "Woman of Sin" - USA (alternative title)

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From Mommie Dearest (1981)
Louis B. Mayer: Joan, my Joan, you're in a position to do me a favor that will be as big a favor for you as it is for me.
Joan Crawford: You don't have to ask! You only have to tell me.
Louis B. Mayer: Good. I want you to leave Metro.
Joan Crawford: Leave Metro? Leave Metro?
Louis B. Mayer: Your pictures one after another are losing money. Theater owners voted you "box office poison". Still for years I've paid no attention. You know me, Joan. I don't give up so easily. We'll pay you off on your contract. But you can't afford to make three or four more losers for us.
Joan Crawford: It's the scripts, L.B. Bad pictures, bad directors...
Louis B. Mayer: Bad with you, good with others.
Joan Crawford: No, listen to me L.B., I have been BEGGING YOU... begging you for a good script. Now you've always given me my share of bad movies because you knew I'd make them work. Well I can't keep doing it, L.B.!
Louis B. Mayer: Listen with your ears and not with your pride. With me, feeling is more important than money. You're a great star! You're Hollywood royalty! But styles change. You'll leave. We have 'creative differences'. Other studios will think they're smarter than L.B., they'll try to finesse me. You'll be offered two, three, four films. You may even get a hit!
Joan Crawford: Will you be sorry then?
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