Documentary on the legendary Hollywood movie mogul, who created his own independent production company to produce such classics as Dodsworth, Stella Dallas, Wuthering Heights, The Little Foxes, Pride of the Yankees, and The Best Years of Our Lives, among many others. Based on the biography by A. Scott Berg. Written by
Did You Know?
The film claims that Louis B. Mayer
won the Best Picture Oscar for Gone With the Wind (1939)_ , when it actually went to the film's producer, David O. Selznick
. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer distributed the film, but it did not make it, and Louis B. Mayer did not produce it. Mayer was therefore not eligible for an Oscar. See more