"Hollywood Rajah: The Life and Times of Louis B. Mayer"
Did You Know?
The most exciting disclosure is the new and advanced construction pattern of those two projects on Third Avenue. They are to be not single, but 'double-deckers' - or two theatres - beneath one roof, one theatre above the other... The conception of an outright duplex theatre, or two complete facilities in one, is, indeed, the most original and dynamic conception advanced for movie-theatre ...
Became rather notorious for being one of a handful of critics (John Simon was another) who wrote a negative review of the 1967 film classic "Bonnie and Clyde", an act which singlehandedly almost caused the film to fail at the box office. Crowther was at that time film critic for the New York Times. He had previously written a highly critical assessment of Laurence Olivier's acclaimed performance ...