(5/10/78) TV special: "Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: George Burns"
3 Biographical Movies |
6 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
7 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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The contract system at Hollywood studios like MGM was a very efficient system in that because we were at the studio all the time we could rehearse a lot. But it also really repressed people. There were no union regulations yet, and we were all indentured servants - you can call us slaves if you want - like ballplayers before free agency. We had seven-year contracts, but every six months the ...
Famed producer David O. Selznick
signed Gene to his first Hollywood contract after seeing him star in "Pal Joey" while on Broadway. Though Gene had had other offers from studios, he chose to sign with Selznick mostly because his was the only studio that did not insist on a screen test before signing him. Selznick sold Kelly's contact to MGM before he could find a suitable role for him to appear ...
Known for his innovative, athletic style of dancing