Lust for Life
(we wish to thank: for their cooperation - as Mr. John Hay Whitney)
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Jock Whitney | Mr. John Hay Whitney
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The role we can play every day, if we try, is to take the whole experience of every day and shape it to involve American man. It is our job to interest him in his community and to give his ideas the excitement they should have.
Reportedly put up half of the money for the $50,000 option for Margaret Mitchell
's novel "Gone With the Wind." Katherine (Kay) Brown, SIP's literary agent, had come across Mitchell's novel before it was published, and sensed a winner. The publishers, Macmillian, had already turned down a $25,000 option offer. The negotiations dragged on from May 21, 1936, when Brown first notified David O. ...